TOXICOLOGY: Jay Reatard Killed By ‘Cocaine Toxicity’

Jay Reatard, self-portrait, December 9, 2009 via TWITTER NEW YORK TIMES: A medical examiner said that cocaine and alcohol had contributed to the death of Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr., the punk rock musician better known as Jay Reatard, The Commercial Appeal of Memphis reported. After an autopsy Dr. Karen E. Chancellor, the medical examiner of Shelby County, Tenn., told The Commercial Appeal that Mr. Lindsey, above, had died from “cocaine toxicity, and that alcohol was a contributing factor in his death.” MORE PREVIOUSLY ON PHAWKER: Just heard back from a trusted and informed source on the ground in Memphis who […]