Matthew Perry’s Death Now Under Police Investigation

“Friends” star Matthew Perry died at the age of 54 due to the acute effects of ketamine, as has been known for some time. Perry, known for his struggle with substance abuse, was found unresponsive in his home’s hot tub on October 28.

Toxicology Report Reveals Perry’s Recent Ketamine Infusion Therapy

Per the medical examiner’s toxicology report, Perry had received ketamine infusion therapy as a treatment for his depression and anxiety less than two weeks before he died. However, the report notes that the ketamine present in Perry’s system at the time of his death couldn’t have come from this treatment based on the drug’s half-life of 3 to 4 hours.

Investigation Underway to Uncover Source of Perry’s Ketamine

The source of the ketamine that led to Perry’s death has become the focus of an ongoing police investigation. As reported by TMZ, officers and detectives are seeking answers about who provided the drug and under which circumstances.

Medical Examiner Report Details Contributing Factors to Perry’s Death

The medical examiner’s findings show no traces of other substances like alcohol, cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, or fentanyl at the location of Perry’s death. The report concluded that the ketamine in Perry’s system led to “cardiovascular overstimulation and respiratory depression.” Furthermore, the report also highlighted “drowning, coronary artery disease, and buprenorphine effects” as potential contributing factors in his demise.

Perry’s Ketamine Source Sought by Law Enforcement

While no arrests have yet been made in connection to Perry’s death, law enforcement, including local police and the DEA, continue their investigation into the source of the ketamine. Reportedly, interviews are being conducted with relevant individuals in Hollywood.

‘Wrapping Up’

The sad loss of Matthew Perry has not only shocked fans globally, but has also shed light on the potential dangers of ketamine. For more related news and updates, visit HitPlay.

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