The cause of death of Euphoria actor Angus Cloud was known (Portal)
The Northern California Coroner’s Office released the results of actor Angus Cloud’s autopsy on Wednesday.
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The Euphoria star, who lost her life on July 31, died as a result an “acute poisoning” caused by the “combined effects of methamphetamine, cocaine, fentanyl and benzodiazepines”stated the Alameda County forensic team, adding that this was the case an accidental overdose.
Cloud, who played Fezco O’Neill on the popular series, was found dead in his family’s Oakland home. His mother was the one who called the police and local fire department about a “possible overdose” around 11:30 a.m. that Monday after discovering he no longer had a pulse.
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Authorities arrived at the scene shortly after, but there was little they could do. They immediately pronounced him dead.
The actor died of “acute intoxication” caused by the “combined effects of methamphetamine, cocaine, fentanyl and benzodiazepines” (AP)
“It is with great sadness that we had to say goodbye to an incredible person today. As an artist, friend, brother and son, Angus was special to all of us in many ways,” his family lamented in a brief statement that day.
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In any case, the months before his death were by no means easy and the actor himself had alluded to the difficult time he went through Struggle with mental health.
On May 18, a few weeks earlier, his father Conor Hickey, died after a short battle with cancer.
“His cancer spread quickly, it was devastating for all of us who loved him. Now we are comforted to know that his pain will no longer continue,” his mother Lisa commented at the time.
This loss had a big impact on the actor, commented a source close to him.
After his battle with mental health, his family hopes his death can remind others that they are not alone and should not struggle alone in silence.
“The only comfort we have is knowing Angus is now with the father who did it Your best friend“, they commented on those around him at the time of his death, adding: “We hope that his death can be a reminder to others that they are not alone and should not fight alone in silence.”
“We hope the world remembers him for his humor, his laughter and his love for all,” they concluded in the note.
His death was also mourned by his castmates of the hit series, who shared photos and messages on social media.
“Words are not enough to describe the immense beauty of Angus. I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to know him, to call him a brother, to see his warm and kind eyes and his bright smile or his infectious laugh. (I smile when I remember this). I know many use this quote to refer to people who love… “He could light up any room he walked into,” but I’m telling you, he was the best at it. I want to remember him for that, for the infinite light, love and joy he always gave us. “I will cherish every moment,” Zendaya wrote on Instagram.
Zendaya said goodbye to Angus Cloud, her partner in Euphoria, remembering his warm and friendly gaze, his bright smile and his infectious laugh
HBO also posted a picture of the actor on its own account along with the message: “We are incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of Angus Cloud. He was extremely talented and a beloved part of the HBO and Euphoria family. “We extend our deepest condolences to his friends and family during this difficult time.”
Meanwhile, in Oakland, his friends gathered to paint a mural that became a site of tribute to him.
(With information from AP)