Family of Joey Kovar Denies Reality Star Drug Use

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The family of late Real World star Joey Kovar is adamant: drugs did NOT play a role in this 29-year old's death.

Kovar's body was found by authorities on Friday morning at a friend's house in Chicago, with blood was reportedly coming out of his mouth and nose and with the friend, Stacey Achterhof, saying Joey showed up at her residence high on cocaine.

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But David Kovar tells The Chicago Tribune that his brother has been clean for six months and, as an aspiring actor, was excited about a new project.

"Everyone is in shock right now. He seemed fine, he was happier and he was doing better," Kovar said. "Everything was going very well. The very, very last thing that our family is suspecting is drugs."

Kovar was the father of a three-year old son and two-year old daughter.

Autopsy results have proven inconclusive and toxicology reports will be back in a few weeks.


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