Matthew Perry’s Cause of Death Revealed by Medical Examiner

In a recent announcement, the County of Los Angeles Medical Examiner’s Office has disclosed the cause of actor Matthew Perry’s death, occurring on October 28 at Perry’s home in Pacific Palisades, has been classified as an accident.

Details from the Medical Examiner’s Statement

Matthew Perry, aged 54 at the time of his passing, tragically died due to complications involving ketamine. The medical examiner’s statement further notes additional factors contributing to his death, including drowning, coronary artery disease, and the effects of buprenorphine, a medication used for treating opioid use disorder.

Circumstances Surrounding Perry’s Death

The report from the Los Angeles Fire Department indicates that first responders were dispatched to Perry’s residence following a 911 call at 4:07 p.m. on the day of his death. The call was concerning a “water emergency” of unspecified nature.

Perry’s Legacy as Chandler Bing in “Friends”

Matthew Perry is widely recognized for his portrayal of Chandler Bing in NBC’s hit sitcom “Friends.” This role, characterized by Perry’s sharp wit and sarcasm, made him a beloved figure in pop culture. “Friends,” known for its immense popularity, was a defining show of the ’90s, running for ten seasons from 1994 to 2004.

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