Shawty Lo: Cause of Death Revealed

Looks like another life lost in a preventable death.


Rapper Shawty Lo died September 21st in a serious car crash. It is now revealed that the official cause of death is blunt force trauma from the crash. Toxicology results are still pending, but officers found narcotics on him and the medical examiner reported a strong smell of alcohol when the body bag was opened.


Real name Carlos Rico Walker, 30, he was found to have Percocet and Vicodin in a bottle labeled Promethazine in his pocket after the wreck in Southwest Atlanta, reports the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office. Two women, Destini Carter and Deshondria Miller, who were in the car at the time were allegedly allowed by police to remove cash from his pockets, but the reasons for this remain under speculation.

The ‘Dey Know’ rapper made headlines for more than music after trying – but failing – to secure a reality show featuring him, his 11 children, and his 10 baby mothers.

His funeral procession made a stop at Blue Flame Lounge, which was one of his favorite spots. RIP Shawty!

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