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A Coroner Has Determined that Prodigy Died of Accidental Choking

A Coroner Has Determined that Prodigy Died of Accidental Choking

Prodigy at Roots Picnic 2017
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Legendary rapper Prodigy died suddenly on June 20th.

Most assumed that he died from complications due to sickle-cell anemia, an ailment he’s battled his entire life.

Turns out this wasn’t true.

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The Clark County Medical Examiner has determined that Prodigy died from accidental choking. TMZ broke the story. Back in June, news came out that the Mobb Deep member was choking on an egg the morning of his death.

Now it’s confirmed that it was the egg that killed the rapper.

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The choking incident occurred while P was in the hospital due to a sickle-cell flare up that occurred after performing at the Art of Rap Tour in Las Vegas.

SOURCE: TMZ

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