“Membership Kid Killer” Michael Alig died from an unintentional overdose of assorted laborious medicine.
The notorious promoter’s reason behind dying was acute intoxication by fentanyl, acetylfentanyl, heroin and methamphetamine, the Workplace of Chief Medical Examiner in New York Metropolis confirmed to Web page Six on Monday.
Alig was discovered dead on Christmas Eve 2020 at age 54 of a suspected heroin overdose. Ex-boyfriend Ben Silva found him simply earlier than midnight, and detectives recovered a number of zip-lock plastic baggage, apparently containing heroin, from the house, in addition to drug paraphernalia, officers stated on the time.
A supply later advised Web page Six that Alig, who as soon as served time for a homicide conviction, knew he would die by the top of 2020.
“Michael advised me he in all probability wasn’t going to make it by the 12 months. He began making ‘Occasion Monster 2’ film, which was … footage of when he received out of jail,” the insider shared.
“It was like a documentary. Michael advised me, ‘I’ll by no means see cash from it as a result of they stated they’ll solely launch it after [longtime collaborator and DJ] Keoki or I died.’”
Alig and Robert “Freeze” Riggs served time in jail for killing Membership Kid member Andre “Angel” Melendez, dismembering his physique and tossing it within the Hudson River in 1996.
Alig was launched from jail in 2014, however continued to chase his Membership Kid heyday and do medicine.
The Membership Youngsters went to battle with Alig’s mom, Elke Blair, over his ashes after his dying. Blair first agreed to separate his ashes with the Membership Youngsters, however then pulled the plug, telling Web page Six she felt bullied by Alig’s longtime confidante Rachael Cain.
Unusually, Blair stated she felt that Cain was pressuring her not solely to place Alig’s stays at Brooklyn’s Inexperienced-Wooden cemetery but additionally to decide on it as her personal ultimate resting place.
Ultimately, the Membership Youngsters deliberate a digital memorial for him at Inexperienced-Wooden.