'Shocked and Heartbroken': Famous Music Artist Found Dead in California Home at Only 26, Apparent Overdose

September 07, 2018Sep 07, 2018

Fans and celebrities are in mourning after learning that famous music artist Malcolm James McCormick, best known by his stage name Mac Miller, tragically died at only 26 years old. Reports confirmed that he died of an apparent drug overdose.

According to PEOPLE, the rapper was found dead in his San Fernando Valley, California home. He was pronounced dead at the scene after authorities received a phone call for an “immediate dispatch” over a patient in cardiac arrest.

Many celebrities were both “shocked” and “heartbroken” upon discovering the devastating news. Several famous names including Chance the Rapper, J. Cole, and David Morris shared heartwarming words for the late music artist on social media.

As of late Friday afternoon, Miller’s ex-girlfriend Ariana Grande has not yet released a statement in response to the news. The two dated for several years before they broke up and Grande got engaged to comedian Pete Davidson.

Other details surrounding Miller’s death are unknown at this time. This story is developing and will be updated as more information is released to the public.

Please keep Miller’s friends, family, and loved ones in your prayers. In other news, Franklin Graham’s family is also in need of prayers after his sister’s devastating cancer diagnosis.