CHRIS CORNELL's Toxicology/Cause of Death Report Released

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 The toxicology report for Chris showed the singer had prescription drugs in his system when he died.

He had sedatives and an anxiety drug in his system on the night he died by hanging himself in his Detroit hotel room. The reports say the drugs didn't contribute to the cause of death but don't elaborate.

The Toxicology tests showed the presence of barbiturates, caffeine and lorazepam, also known as Ativan, a drug for anxiety. The report also lists naloxone, an anti-opioid drug, and a decongestant.

His wife, Vicky Cornell, had suspected something was amiss, she said Friday.

“Many of us who know Chris well, noticed that he wasn’t himself during his final hours and that something was very off,” she told USA TODAY in a statement. “We have learned from this report that several substances were found in his system. After so many years of sobriety, this moment of terrible judgment seems to have completely impaired and altered his state of mind." "Something clearly went terribly wrong and my children and I are heartbroken and are devastated that this moment can never be taken back. We very much appreciate all of the love we have received during this extremely difficult time and are dedicated to helping others in preventing this type of tragedy.”

 Coroner's officials said preliminary autopsy results show the singer hanged himself, but Cornell's family disputes the findings and claims he may have taken more of an anti-anxiety drug than he was prescribed.

"Chris, a recovering addict, had a prescription for Ativan and may have taken more Ativan than recommended dosages," the family's lawyer, Kirk Pasich, previously told the AP in a statement. “The family believes that if Chris took his life, he did not know what he was doing, and that drugs or other substances may have affected his actions.”

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