New details show how 33-year-old Cameron Henegan died. Cameron was an up and coming rapper that made headlines in 2019 after getting into a fist fight with famed rapper Da Baby. Cameron died on April 24, 2021 in Charlotte, NC. The cause of death is fentanyl and cocaine toxicity.
Fentanyl is a potent opioid analgesic that is medically approved and prescribed for severe pain syndromes in the United States. Fentanyl is also found in illicit drug preparations.
On April 24, 2021 Cameron was witnessed coughing up vomit and blood, and then collapsing. First responders arrived to find Cameron pulseless and apneic on the ground next to his vehicle.
Toxicology results revealed the presence of fentanyl and cocaine in Camaron's blood.
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The combined use of fentanyl and cocaine markedly increases the risk of sudden death due to respiratory and central nervous system depression.
Fentanyl continues to be one of the greatest threats facing the United States. This synthetic opiod is 50 times more potent than heroin. Just a few grains of fentanyl can be absorbed through the body and lead to respiratory failure and even death.
Fentanyl overdoses are on the rise throughout the USA. Everyday fentanyl is recovered in communities and in county jails.