Juice Wrld: Cause of Death Revealed?

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Over the weekend, the music world was shocked by the death of Juice Wrld.

The rapper -- responsible for such hits as "Bandit" and "Lucid Dreams" -- was considered one of the most promising young stars in hip hop.

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He died unexpectedly after suffering a seizure at Chicago's Midway airport.

The artist -- whose real name was Jarad Higgins -- was just 21 years old.

While it might be several weeks before the results of Higgins' autopsy and toxicology report are made public, a report from The Daily Mail sheds new light on the circumstances under which Higgins passed away.

According to the outlet, Higgins suffered his fatal seizure while the private jet on which he was traveling was being searched for drugs.

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One witness claims that Higgins "began convulsing and went into cardiac arrest" as the search was being conducted.

A federal agent on the scene administered two doses of Narcan, a substance that's used to revive victims of opioid overdoses.

A source close to the rapper says that in the final months of his life, Higgins had a "problem" with Percocet, a highly-addictive opioid-based painkiller.

The search of the plane, which reportedly did not belong to Higgins, yielded 70 pounds of marijuana and six bottles of prescription-strength, codeine-laced cough syrup.

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Police also found two guns, which reportedly belonged to Harris' bodyguards, both of whom were arrested on the scene.

No arrests were made in connection with the drugs on board.

Insiders say 10 to 12 people were traveling with Harris at the time of his death, including his girlfriend, Ally Lotty.

While Harris never explicitly admitted to suffering from a substance abuse issue, he made frequent references to hard drug use in his lyrics.

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"What's the 27 club? / We ain't making it past 21," Harris rapped on "Legends" seemingly in reference to the death of Lil Peep and other hip hop artists who recently died young as a result of addiction.

Police Harris' autopsy has been scheduled for the afternoon of Monday, December 9.

No date has been revealed for the announcement of the medical examiner's findings.

Our thoughts go out to Harris' loved ones during this incredibly difficult time.

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