Drugs probed in Kris Kross rapper's death
Kris Kross' Chris Kelly, left, and Chris Smith reunited in February for a 20th anniversary concert for So So Def Records.
May 1st, 2013
10:26 PM ET

Drugs probed in Kris Kross rapper's death

[Updated at 1:42 p.m. ET Thursday] Atlanta-area authorities are investigating Wednesday's death of Chris Kelly, half of the 1990s rap duo Kris Kross, as a possible drug overdose, Fulton County Police Cpl. Kay Lester said Thursday morning.

Kelly, 34, died Wednesday at an Atlanta hospital after he was found unresponsive at his home, police said.

After paramedics took him to the hospital, a woman who identified herself as Kelly's friend told an investigator that Kelly had taken a mixture of heroin and cocaine Tuesday night, and that she had brought Kelly home "to recover from his drug use," according to a police report

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  1. Bigwilliestyles

    RIP to the one hitters. The were hot for a minute.

    May 1, 2013 at 10:45 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Hola

    Mac daddy ll make ya JUMP JUMP!

    May 2, 2013 at 9:27 am | Report abuse | Reply
  3. Hamsta

    I guess wearing your pants backwards is bad for your health.

    May 2, 2013 at 10:58 am | Report abuse | Reply
  4. chrissy

    so hamsta just imagine what wearing ur head backwards will do

    May 2, 2013 at 12:58 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Hamsta

      Chrissy, you should ask the sherriff of Palm Beach coynty, Florida that question, he wants to set up a hotline so neighbors can rat on each other for disliking the government.

      May 2, 2013 at 1:24 pm | Report abuse |
  5. chrissy

    oh wait! U dont havta imagine cuz u already no lol

    May 2, 2013 at 1:06 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  6. chrissy

    oh i love u hamsta when ur so informative

    May 2, 2013 at 1:27 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  7. saywhat

    Mornin'@chrissy & folks.
    I lament about our forgetting the good but quietly suffering folks in W.Texas.How things are going there?

    May 2, 2013 at 1:41 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  8. Hamsta

    Just more evidence that liberal democrats are socialist neo nazis.

    May 2, 2013 at 1:49 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  9. saywhat

    Oh really@Hamsta?
    So now this admn is also some kind of White Supremacists besides being socialists and islamists?

    May 2, 2013 at 2:25 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  10. stargazer4souls

    Very sad to die so young. Condolences to his family and closest friends. " another one bites the dust..." :(

    May 3, 2013 at 3:52 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  11. Chucky

    I attended Oxford University. It had such a splended and superb Liberal Arts Department. I also took a dancing class and did the instructor. She was awesome. Needless to say she gave me a perfect score of a 100 or an A+. However, I received a C in her dance class.

    May 4, 2013 at 11:08 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  12. ANDRE (chosenone) HIMES

    A new demonic Black America has arisen from both the black antebellum and the hip hop nation and have taken up stereotypical images of low class ,poverty stricken and criminally prone blacks and has replace the black human population in the USA.

    May 11, 2013 at 2:37 pm | Report abuse | Reply

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