​Kelly Overdose Suspected: Mother Reports Cocaine Use​​

Chris Kelly’s death is suspected to be from a drug overdose. Reportedly, Donna Pratte, the mother of the rapper, told authorities that her son became sick on the night before he died after taking cocaine and heroin.

Kelly Overdose Suspected

On Wednesday, Kelly’s body was discovered in his Atlanta home by paramedics. They performed CPR on the 34-year-old; however, it was to late. He was pronounced dead on the south campus of the Atlanta Medical Center around 5 pm.

According to Investigator Betty Honey of the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office, they are unsure of Kelly’s cause of death. An autopsy is expected to be performed shortly.

Music producer and rapper Jermaine Dupri, who discovered Kris Kross in 1990 has released a written statement saying, “To the world Chris was Mac Daddy but to me, he was a son I never had …”

“When I think about it, I spent more time with Chris and Chris than damn near anybody in my whole life, so you can imagine how bad this hurts. I will always love you Chris, and I will never let the world forget you, may God bless your soul.”