by / June 22nd, 2010 /

Slipknot bassist killed by morphine and painkiller overdose

The coroner handling the inquest into the death of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray, Polk County Medical Examiner Dr. Gregory Schmunk, has revealed that the 38 year old’s demise was caused by an overdose of morphine and the narcotic painkiller fentanyl. He also confirmed that Gray was suffering from a heart condition.