Chris Cornell’s Wife Suspects Prescription Anxiety Meds Caused His Death
(ANTIMEDIA) Social media erupted with grief Thursday upon news that Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell passed away. Though a medical examiner quickly ruled the death to be a suicide, his wife issued a statement Friday adding speculation to the circumstances surrounding his death.
After expressing her deep sense of loss, the fact that “[h]is world revolved around his family first and, of course, his music second,” and that she and her husband were discussing upcoming plans the last time they spoke, Vicky Cornell revealed further details of their conversation. Recounting their exchange after his last show on Wednesday, she said:
“When we spoke after the show, I noticed he was slurring his words; he was different. When he told me he may have taken an extra Ativan or two, I contacted security and asked that they check on him.”
Indeed, one of the signs of an Ativan overdose is