Christopher Kelly, a member of the duo Kris Kross, died in his Atlanta home last Wednesday after he became unconscious. According to police officers, the cause of his death is drug overdose. The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office revealed that he was found dead at around 4:30 p.m.
Donna Kelly Pratt, Chris’ mother, revealed to the police that Chris took a combination of heroin and cocaine while he was out. She also said that her son was brought home in order to recover from her drug abuse. Chris had done this quite often. Donna further added that Chris was sick the whole morning and passed out. Unfortunately, at 3 PM he was no long responsive. An autopsy will be done today (Thursday).
Chris Kelly together with his partner Chris “Daddy Mac” Smith became popular when their hit song “Jump” became number 1 in 1993. They also became popular for wearing their clothes backwards.
Drug abuse has been the major cause of celebrity deaths lately. Celebrities should be aware of the dangerous effects of drugs in their lives.