Aaron Carter’s workforce spoke out about how they plan to honor the late singer — and the actions they took to attempt to rehabilitate him earlier than his loss of life.
“We’re glad this case is lastly closed so we will have a celebration of life and ship him off to relaxation,” Holly Davidson of ICT PR, a rep for Carter, instructed Us Weekly on Wednesday, April 19. “Our workforce actively tried to implement a plan to rehabilitate a restoration to well being, nevertheless, resulting from exterior influences and triggering dysfunctional relationships, these circumstances made it a problem.”
The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner confirmed of their coroner’s report, which was obtained by Us on Tuesday, April 18, that the “I Need Sweet” artist drowned in a tub because of the results of difluoroethane and alprazolam. Per the report, difluoroethane is a element frequent in spray cleaners and is understood to result in cardiac points. Alprazolam, in the meantime, is a benzodiazepine that may trigger drowsiness and sedation. His loss of life was dominated an accident.
“Mr. Carter turned incapacitated whereas within the bathtub because of the results of inhaling compressed gasoline and taking alprazolam,” the paperwork learn. “This resulted in him turning into submerged beneath water, unable to breath [sic], and in the end led to his loss of life.”
The previous youngster star died at age 34 in November 2022. On the time, Carter was discovered unresponsive in his California residence, the place he was later pronounced lifeless. He’s survived by his 12-month-old son, Prince, whom he shares with ex-fiancée Melanie Martin.
Shortly after the information of his passing made headlines, Martin, 30, mirrored on her reference to Aaron by way of the years. “Goodnight to my soulmate love of my life. RIP 💔,” she wrote by way of her Instagram Story. “Tonight I think about myself laying in your tattoo chest as I go to sleep on yours I did for 3 years.”
After his reason behind loss of life was revealed on Tuesday, the mannequin spoke out concerning the ruling and shared that she nonetheless final questions concerning the circumstances of his loss of life. “The outcomes of the post-mortem aren’t closure for me,” she instructed TMZ on the time, including that she is “nonetheless in shock” over Carter’s passing.
“[I] nonetheless miss Aaron day-after-day,” she stated. “I don’t perceive the chain of occasions and this report solely has us asking extra questions.”
The “Aaron’s Social gathering” artist and Martin dated on and off for 3 years and had been briefly engaged earlier than calling it quits in February 2022. In January, the Bulgaria native opened as much as Us about how a lot she tried to assist him throughout their relationship as he struggled with psychological well being points and substance abuse.
“I attempted to get him assist and he did need assist. There have been moments of him saying I need to do higher and I’m not this individual, however he would change his thoughts inside moments,” the Love & Lashes By Melanie founder instructed Us. “He was individual and dad, however he had quite a lot of disappointment in his coronary heart from his life. He went from moments of being joyful, but it surely was so laborious to maintain him joyful on a regular basis. I couldn’t do it alone. One individual can’t make somebody joyful. He had issues lacking in his life that I couldn’t fulfill.”
The “That’s How I Beat Shaq” rapper had been candid about his struggles all through the years. Throughout a 2019 episode of The Medical doctors, he revealed that his “official analysis” was “a number of persona dysfunction [dissociative identity disorder], schizophrenia, acute anxiousness and manic melancholy.” He additionally admitted that he was hooked on huffing.
“I used to be huffing as a result of I used to be actually f—king silly and unhappy, however that is actually no excuse,” he shared. “I used to be huffing as a result of I’m a drug addict.”