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Autopsy shows Slipknot bassist died of accidental drug overdose

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URBANDALE (KWWL) -- The Polk County Medical Examiner says the toxicology report shows that Slipknot bassist, Paul Gray, 38, died of an accidental drug overdose.

Dr. Gregory Schmunk says Gray overdosed on morphine and fentanyl, a synthetic morphine substitute.  He also noted that Gray had significant heart disease.

Gray was found dead in his Urbandale hotel room on the morning of May 25.

Urbandale Police determined through their initial investigation that there was no foul play and that Gray had been dead for several hours before his body was discovered.

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