Jay Reatard Cause of Death 'Cocaine Toxicity,' According to Report



The Commercial Appeal reports that we now know the cause of Memphis punker Jay Reatard's death:

Autopsy results released this morning in the death of Memphis musician Jay Reatard reveal that he died from "cocaine toxicity, and that alcohol was a contributing factor in his death," according to Shelby County Medical Examiner Dr. Karen E. Chancellor.

Reatard, who last played Nashville in July of 2009, was 29 at the time of his death Jan. 13.

[Commercial Appeal]

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