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Dr Dre's son died from overdose

Dr Dre
Hip-hop mogul Dr Dre is the founder of Aftermath Entertainment

The 20-year-old son of rap star Dr Dre died from an overdose of heroin and morphine, the Los Angeles County coroner has said.

The body of Andre Young Jr - named after his father - was found by his mother at the family's home in Los Angeles in August.

After toxicology and other tests, the coroner ruled his death was accidental and said the case was closed.

Dr Dre is a Grammy Award-winning rapper, producer and record executive.

As the founder of Aftermath Entertainment and a former co-owner of Death Row Records, he has produced songs by artists like Eve, Mary J Blige and Snoop Dogg.

He has also overseen the careers of many rappers including Eminem and 50 Cent.

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