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Back in October, Ink Master winner Scott Marshall passed away in a hotel room just hours after putting in a full day’s work at the tattoo shop that he owned in Chicago.

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Marshall was a 41-year-old family man and a wildly successful artist who appeared to be in good health, and until today, his cause of death remained unknown.

Now, TMZ is reporting that Marshall die of a heroin overdose.

According to a coroner’s report obtained by the website, police found a small bag of heroin in Marshall’s hotel room, but were forced to wait several weeks for the results of a toxicology report before they could determine if substance of abuse was the cause of his death.

Marshall’s wife previously told the media that she believed his passing was the result of a pre-existing heart condition.

In addition to heroin, police found Valium and Xanax in Marshall’s room.

The coroner’s report states that abrasions on Marshall’s thigh and foot suggested that he had been using regulary in the weeks leading up to his death.

Marshall gained national fame last year when he beat out 16 other tattoo artists from across the country to win $100,000 and earn the coveted title of Ink Master.

He is survived by his wife and three children.