An initial toxicology report been issued by the Attorney General’s Office Of Colombia in regards to yesterday’s (March 25th) passing of Foo Fighters drummer/vocalist Taylor Hawkins. While an exact cause of death remains pending, a preliminary urine toxicology test revealed that Hawkins had traces of ten different substances in his system at the time of his passing. Among those listed were benzodiazepines, opioids, THC, and tricyclic antidepressants.
Hawkins passed away at the hotel he was staying at ahead of the band’s planned show in Bogotá, Colombia last night. He was 50-years-old. Earlier reports issued by local authorities revealed that emergency medical personnel were called to Hawkins‘ hotel to respond to a guest who had been suffering from ‘chest pains’. Resuscitative measures were administered by responding EMTs, but were unsuccessful in reviving him, with Hawkins being pronounced dead.
He was 50-years old at the time of his passing and is survived by his wife Alison and their three children.
#ATENCIÓN | Comunicado oficial de la #Fiscalía General de la Nación sobre la muerte del ciudadano extranjero Taylor Hawkins, baterista de la banda Foo Fighters. pic.twitter.com/K3Z7Ss9wcO
— Fiscalía Colombia (@FiscaliaCol) March 26, 2022