Less than a month after the tragic death of rapper Shawty Lo, new details have surfaced from the night he lost his life.
According to new reports, painkillers were discovered on Lo following his fatal car wreck in Georgia.
Shawty Lo, who was born Carlos Walker, was killed when his 2016 Audi flipped crashed on Interstate 285 at the Cascade Road exit on Sept. 21. The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled Walker’s cause of death as “blunt force trauma to the head.” Walker’s body bag also reportedly emitted a strong smell of alcohol, the medical examiner told TMZ. (11 Alive)
In late September, hundreds of fans and friends paid their respect to Lo at his funeral service.
Hundreds of people packed the Mount Carmel Baptist Church to pay their respects to Shawty Lo. The service started with a prayer. The rapper’s family and children were front and center with broken hearts. While family members could not speak on cameras, Shawty Lo’s friends, fans and fellow artists did. (WSB-TV)
A few days prior, R&B icon Beyoncé remembered Shawty at her Formation Tour Atlanta stop.
Recent reports revealed Shawty ultimately lost his life due to a fatal head injury.
An Atlanta rapper killed in a fiery crash on I-285 died of “blunt force injury to the head,” the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office said Thursday. Carlos “Shawty Lo” Walker, the artist known for the hit “Dey Know,” died Wednesday in a crash on the I-285 southbound ramp to Cascade Road, police said. Medical Examiner’s office investigator Bertram Ennett said the manner of death was accidental. It was not immediately clear if alcohol was a factor in the crash. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)