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Matthew Perry’s cause of death revealed

An autopsy report sheds light on what contributed to the tragic death of Friends’ beloved actor Matthew Perry.

Perry may have drowned due to high levels of ketamine in his system. The autopsy also revealed that drowning, coronary heart disease and buprenorphine, an opioid-type medication used to manage opioid dependence, were all contributing factors, CNN reports.

According to the autopsy report, the level of ketamine in Perry’s system was particularly high… with some experts even claiming that the level of ketamine written in the report corresponded to that of a general anesthetic during surgery!

Matthew Perry was found dead on October 28 in the swimming pool of his home in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles.

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The actor was reportedly pronounced dead before being taken to hospital.


Matthew Perry’s sudden death has prompted a flood of tributes from fans and industry professionals alike.

Perry is remembered as a talented actor who was courageous in his fight against drug addiction.

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