This Just In: Pimp C’s Death Ruled an Accident

According to the Los Angeles County Coroner, Chad Butler, a.k.a. Pimp C, died from a combination of cough syrup (not an overdose, mind you) and a prior history of sleep apnea, a disordered characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep.

LA Weekly has the full story. You can read our extended coverage of the rapper's death here. – Keith Plocek

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