UPDATE: Autopsy planned in rapper Mac Miller's death

2018-09-08 07:20
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Los Angeles - Investigators have said they'll need an autopsy to determine how rapper Mac Miller died.

Los Angeles County coroner's spokesperson, Sarah Ardalani says the 26-year-old Miller - whose real name was Malcolm McCormick - was found unresponsive in his home in the Studio City section of Los Angeles and declared dead shortly before noon on Friday.

Ardalani says no cause of death has been determined and an autopsy is pending.

Miller's family confirmed his death earlier on Friday.

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Hip-hop stars including Chance the Rapper and J. Cole were among the major music figures tweeting out tributes to Miller.

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He also drew headlines for his two-year relationship with singer Ariana Grande that ended earlier this year.

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