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List of drug-related deaths

The following is a list of notable people who have died from drug-related causes. Deaths caused by alcohol are included.

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  • Herb Abrams - professional wrestling promoter, heart complications brought on by drug abuse.
  • Nick Adams (36) - actor, drug overdose.
  • Kerry Gene Adkisson (33) - professional wrestler, suicide, after arrest for cocaine possession and drug problems.
  • Michael Brent Adkisson (23) - professional wrestler, suicide, overdosed on tranquilizers.
  • Ryūnosuke Akutagawa (35) - writer, committed suicide by overdosing on barbiturates.
  • Dennis Allen - infamous drug dealer, drug induced heart failure.
  • GG Allin (36) - punk musician, heroin overdose.
  • Bridgette Andersen (21) former child actress, alcohol and heroin overdose.
  • Pier Angeli (39) Italian-born actress, died of anaphylactic shock after being given a tranquilizer by her doctor.
  • Matthew Ansara - actor and bodybuilder, heroin overdose.
  • Chris Antley - champion horse-racing jockey, drug-related causes.
  • West Arkeen - musician, drug overdose.
  • Howard Arkley - painter, drug overdose.
  • Kevyn Aucoin - photographer & make-up artist, kidney and liver failure due to Tylenol toxicity, due to prescription painkillers addiction.

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  • Paula Yates (40) - British TV presenter & author, partner of deceased INXS star, Michael Hutchence, heroin overdose.

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  • Stefan Zweig Austrian writer, suicide with his wife on exile in Brazil during WWII.

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