Country star Luke Bell’s cause of death finally revealed in heartbreaking autopsy

COUNTRY star Luke Bell’s cause of death has finally been revealed in a heartbreaking autopsy. 

Luke, 32, passed away on August 26, 2022 after he was reported missing to police days prior. 

Luke Bell's cause of death has been revealed


Luke Bell’s cause of death has been revealedCredit: Getty
Luke passed away on August 26 from a fentanyl overdose


Luke passed away on August 26 from a fentanyl overdoseCredit: Amazon Music

The U.S. Sun can exclusively reveal from the star’s autopsy report that he died of an accidental fentanyl overdose. 

The autopsy report obtained from the Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office also claims Luke suffered arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

The report read: “This initially unidentified, 32-year-old man was reportedly found unresponsive by a passerby in a shaded area of a parking structure. 

“Drug paraphernalia was found at the scene.”

According to the toxicology report obtained by The U.S. Sun, Luke had a blood alcohol concentration of 0.076 in his system at the time of his death.

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The Tuscon Police Department previously confirmed to The U.S. Sun that Luke was found dead in Tuscon, Arizona.

Saving Country Music claimed he was reported missing days prior on August 20 and was found dead on August 29.

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Luke’s friend and country artist Matt Kinman confirmed the death to Saving Country Music.

Loved ones have sent their condolences, as band Mike and the Moonpies wrote in a Facebook tribute at the time: “Word just came down on the passing of Luke Bell and we’re heartbroken over the news. I can vividly remember the first time I met Luke at Hole in the Wall over a decade ago, down to the clothes on his back.

“The man (and his music) left an impression. He was a real deal traveling troubadour out there on that lost highway. Do yourself a favor and put on some Luke Bell tunes tonight in his memory. Rest In Peace, friend.”


Luke Bell was a country musician from Cody, Wyoming.

After dropping out of the University of Wyoming, he moved to Austin, Texas, to pursue a career in country music.

He later made his way to Nashville and signed a record deal with Thirty Tigers in 2016, according to The Boot.

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Shortly after he signed the contract, he released his self-titled album and went on to work with the likes of Alabama Shakes, Margo Price, and Langhorne Slim.

In February of 2018, Luke Bell won Best Honky Tonk Male at the Dale Watson-backed Ameripolitan Awards.

Luke was found dead in a parking structure


Luke was found dead in a parking structureCredit: Getty
The singer found success but struggled through the years


The singer found success but struggled through the yearsCredit: Getty

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