Mobb Deep Rapper Prodigy’s Official Cause of Death Revealed

The official cause of death is accidental choking.

By Abby Hassler

Mobb Deep rapper Prodigy passed away June 20 at a Las Vegas hospital after arriving to receive treatment after a flare of up his sickle cell anemia during a performance. He was just 42.

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The Clark County Medical Examiner has now released its determination regarding the nature of the rapper’s death, as confirmed to USA Today by Shayla Pitre, a clerical assistant at the agency. The official cause of death is accidental choking.

TMZ previously reported that the rapper had choked on an egg, while seeking treatment in the hospital.

 

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