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Coroner Confirms Rapper Tech 9 Died By Suicide, Day Before Child Porn Arraignment

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battle rapper Tech 9 https://www.instagram.com/p/BkjHKZUg6Po/ Credit: Tech 9/Instagram

The Philadelphia native, born Akhiym Mickens, died at age 32 on March 24. Now, according to Philadelphia Magazine, First Deputy Coroner Alexander Balacki says the cause of death was an overdose of the drug diphenhydramine, an antihistamine found in Benadryl.

He passed a day before being arraigned for child porn.

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In addition to his child pornography charges, he faced those for indecent assault, indecent exposure, and corruption of minors.

Additionally, earlier this year on January 5, authorities arrested the rapper following allegations that he’d assaulted his girlfriend’s daughter.

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