Wayne Static’s Cause and Manner of Death Was Released Today
Sadly, we lost Wayne Static last year, and the cause of his death has now been released to the public. Blabbermouth broke the story today that Wayne mixed prescription medicine with alcohol shortly before his death.
A "cocktail of Xanax and other powerful prescription drugs with alcohol" was what killed the Static X founder and frontman on November 1st, 2014.
Blabbermouth got a copy of the coroner's report, that states:
On November 1, at approximately 0700 hours, [Wayne] and his wife went to bed. His wife stated that just prior to going to bed, he crushed one-half of a 30 mg oxycodone pill and consumed it. The oxycodone had been prescribed to his wife. He also drank an unknown amount of alcohol. His wife awoke at around 1530 hours. She found the decedent dead in the bed and called 911 at 1547 hours. Paramedics arrived and confirmed death at 1600 hours, noting rigor mortis and lividity There was no evidence of foul play or any indication a struggle had taken place.
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While Wayne and his wife Tara Wray have stated that they stopped using illegal drugs in 2009, they were both taking prescribed oxycodone and Xanax for panic attacks, and alcohol.
Wayne's mother claims he was an admitted alcoholic, but was never suicidal.
While the report lists the cause of death to the above mixture, his manner of death has been listed as "natural".