Andre Young Jr

Coroner Report: Dr. Dre's Son Died of Overdose

Last August we reported the death of Dr Dre's son, Andre Young Jr. the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner have now confirmed the 20 year old died of a heroin and morphine overdose.

Coroner spokesman Larry Dietz told PEOPLE on Friday, "This case has been closed, it's been ruled an accident due to morphine and heroin intoxication,"

The drug test results had been pending for four months. Last August (23), Young Jr. was found unresponsive by his mother, Jenita Porter (40) in their Woodland Hills home in California. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The legendary west coast record producer, label executive and father, Dr. Dre has not made any public statement since the tragedy but is said to be mourning the loss of his second-born son.

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Posted on Sat, 03/01/2009 - 02:44

Dre's Son Found Dead At Home

Dr. Dre's son, 20 year old Andre Young Jr. was found dead Saturday morning in his Woodland Hills, CA, home.

The Los Angeles County Coroner confirmed the death stating the famed hip hop producer's name sake was unresponsive after being discovered by his mother around 10 A.M., after he arriving home from a night out. The cause of death is unknown and results from a toxicology test are pending.

I would like to send my condolences to Dr. Dre & the Young family. R.I.P. - []

Posted on Tue, 26/08/2008 - 21:35