WWE News: Eddie "Umaga" Fatu cause of death information released

Posted in: WWE News
By By Jason Powell
Mar 1, 2010 - 09:10 AM

Eddie Fatu, who wrestled as Umaga in WWE, died of acute toxicity, according to Dan Morgan, the supervisory forensic investigator for Harris County. “The cause of death is acute toxicity due to combined effects of hydrocodone, carisoprodol, and diazepam," Harris told author Irvin Muchnick.

Fatu died at age 36 in Houston, Tex. on Dec. 4, 2009. For more information on the story, visit the Wrestling Babylon blog site.

Powell's POV: For those not familiar with the drugs listed above, Muchnick offered the following description: "Hydrocone is a painkiller. Carisoprodol, commonly called soma, is a muscle relaxer. Diazepam, commonly called Valium, is an anti-anxiety medication."

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