'Update: Euphoria' actor, Angus Cloud's cause of death revealed

‘Update: Euphoria’ actor, Angus Cloud’s cause of death revealed


American actor, Angus Cloud died in July of an accidental overdose of cocaine, fentanyl, and other substances, a Northern California coroner office said on Thursday, September 21. 

 

 

Cloud’s cause of death was “acute intoxication” due to the “combined effects of methamphetamine, cocaine, fentanyl and benzodiazepines,” the Alameda County Coroner’s Bureau said. The office confirmed the overdose was an accident.

 

 

The actor was declared dead at his parents’ home on July 31 in Oakland. He was 25.

 

 

In a statement at the time, his family said Cloud had been struggling with the death of his father.

 

 

“The only comfort we have is knowing Angus is now reunited with his dad, who was his best friend. Angus was open about his battle with mental health and we hope that his passing can be a reminder to others that they are not alone and should not fight this on their own in silence,” according to the family’s statement.

 

 

Cloud was known as the kindhearted, fan-favorite drug dealer Fezco on Euphoria, HBO’s Emmy-winning drama from Sam Levinson and starring Zendaya. 

 

 

The series’ official Twitter page mourned the loss of the actor, writing, “We are incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of Angus Cloud. He was immensely talented and a beloved part of the HBO and Euphoria family. We extend our deepest condolences to his friends and family during this difficult time.”

 

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