Country musician Luke Bell’s cause of death was an accidental fentanyl overdose, according to ABC 9KGUN Tucson,
Nine days after being reported missing in Tucson, Ariz., Bell was found dead on August 29 at the age of 32. His friend and fellow musician Matt Kinman confirmed Bell’s death on the blog. Saving Country Music The day his body was found.
it was also informed Drugs were found at the place of his death.
US Sun reported that the Pima County Medical Examiner’s autopsy report stated that Bell suffered from arteriosclerotic heart disease and that the blood alcohol content at the time of his death was 0.076. Mayo Clinic Classifies arteriosclerosis as a condition that occurs when arteries become thick and stiff – sometimes limiting blood flow to organs and tissues.
According to Saving Country Music, Kinman and Bell recently collaborated for the show and livestream.
“We came here to Arizona, here to work, to play some music, and he just took off. He was in the back of the truck,” Kinman told the outlet, “I went inside to eat something. I came out and he got off the truck and left.
Bell was born on January 27, 1990, in Lexington, Ky., and raised in Cody, Va. The “The Bullfighter” singer made a name for himself as a musician in Austin, Texas, New Orleans and Nashville.
Bell’s family released Statement “Where Ya Bean?” After the death of the artist.
“We have lost our dear son, brother and friend and we are heartbroken. Luke had a gentle heart, a wanderer’s spirit and a musical gift that he was fortunate enough to share with us and the world,” the statement read. “We would like to thank Luke and his friends and fans for embracing his music.” Thank you very much. We want to thank all of Luke’s fans, friends and family who have been sharing stories and photos of happy times with him.
“Unfortunately Luke was suffering from a mental illness, which progressed after the death of his father in 2015. Luke was supported through his illness by a community of loving family and friends. Despite this, he continues to live on his own terms. Was unable to get the help needed to ease the pain. Our hearts go out to the millions of people affected by mental illness who, like us, understand the devastating despair of a system that fails to provide care solutions to those who are suffering. constantly fails.”
In 2016, Bell released a self-titled, 10-song album and performed at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, California that same year. He had earlier spoken to The Times about his debut and his approach towards music.
“I was listening to people like John Prine,” he said, “then I moved to Austin for a few years and got into the Texas Tornado and that scene. Then I went to New Orleans. I was only there for six months. I was living in a molding trailer that smelled of bleach in the lower ninth ward. It was tough.”
Times Entertainment reporter Alexandra Del Rosario contributed to this report.