Slipknot bassist Paul Gray died May 24, 2010 in Urbandale Iowa. Among his belongings authorities and a hotel employee found prescription pills and syringes in his room.
The cause of Paul Gray’s death as stated by the coroner’s office was from an overdose of morphine and fentanyl. Fentanyl is a morphine substitute that is much stronger than morphine.
No official press releases have been made at this time by Slipknot or Roadrunner Records USA. For more information please, stay tuned to the bands website, http://www.slipknot1.com or http://www.outsidethenine.com