“Two months later, on Feb. 4, the L.A. County Coroner's Office concluded that Pimp C's death was the result of sleep apnea combined with prescription-strength cough syrup found in his system. Why did it take two months to reach this conclusion? The bottle was in his room and he had already been diagnosed with sleep apnea years earlier.
“I’m no detective, and I’m certainly not a coroner, so I’m not going to speculate any further. But it's this reporter's opinion that something is not right with the coroner's investigation.”
What do you think? – John Nova Lomax
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