Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, who died Friday in Colombia, had a coronary heart that weighed double the typical for males his age, in accordance with a brand new report.
Forensic specialists throughout an examination discovered Hawkins coronary heart weighed “not less than 600 grams,” double the typical of 300 to 350 grams, the Daily Mail reported Sunday.
Hawkins, 50, was discovered lifeless Friday in a resort room on the 4 Seasons Casa Medina in Bogota. In his room, there were multiple drugs found, in accordance with a report that cited Colombia authorities.
“Colombian authorities discovered: marijuana, antidepressants, opioids, heroine [sic]. At the very least 10 completely different substances discovered,” journalist Luis Carlos Velez tweeted Saturday afternoon, citing Fiscalia Colombia, the nationwide legal professional common’s workplace.
Velez initially reported that Hawkins, a California native, had overdosed, however later backtracked in a observe up tweet.
“Colombian authorities press launch confirming 10 substances discovered #TaylorHawkins – Official launch doesn’t say overdose. Investigation continues,” he wrote.
Hawkins died of a cardiovascular collapse, the Every day Mail reported Sunday morning, citing Colombian information journal Semana.
A police officer mentioned a “cocaine wanting powder” was seen within the resort room, Velez claims, whereas nationwide newspaper El Tiempo reported that authorities “discovered hallucinogenic medicine” however “no indicators of violence within the luxurious resort room.”
“Colombian authorities discovered: an empty beer can, an opened bottle of vodka, a Coca-Cola bottle, and a few ‘different articles’ being analyzed by authorities,” Velez reported.
After his dying, tributes poured in for Hawkins — the drummer behind worldwide Foo Fighters hits resembling “My Hero,” “Be taught to Fly” and “Better of You.”
Heartbroken followers gathered Friday evening exterior the resort to mourn the acclaimed drummer.
“It was a band I grew up with. This leaves me empty,” Juan Sebastian Anchique, 23, advised The Related Press as he mourned Hawkins exterior the resort.
Earlier than his dying Foo Fighter guitarist Dave Grohl told The Post how essential being in a band was.
In his 2021 memoir “The Storyteller,” Grohl known as Hawkins his “brother from one other mom, my greatest buddy, a person for whom I’d take a bullet,” and recounts the moment connection when Hawkins joined the Foo Fighters in 1997.
“Upon first assembly, our bond was fast, and we grew nearer with every single day, each track, each word that we ever performed collectively,” he wrote. “We’re completely meant to be, and I’m grateful that we discovered one another on this lifetime.”
Days earlier than Hawkins died, he was lured out of his Paraguay hotel room to satisfy a 9-year-old avenue drummer with whom he shared a heartwarming second.
Emma Sofía and her father Julius Peralta purchased tickets to see the band on the Asunciónico music pageant on March 22, however the occasion was canceled amid heavy flooding, according to Nexstar. The followers then bought phrase that the Foo Fighters had been staying on the Sheraton resort in Asuncion.
“We took her drum package and went,” Peralta reportedly mentioned.
Because the smiling late drummer posed for a now-viral picture, dozens of followers had been within the background cheering for the beaming duo.
“Goals come true,” Peralta captioned the photograph on Twitter.