Axl Rotten’s Cause of Death Announced, More Details on Where and How He Was Found

Axl Rotten

– The Baltimore Sun reports that ECW Original Axl Rotten, 44, died of an accidental overdose, according to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore.

A police report said Rotten was found unconscious and not breathing on the bathroom floor of a McDonald’s restaurant in the Linthicum neighborhood. Rotten was found on the floor of a stall, and he had pulled down the infant changing table and placed drug paraphernalia on it. A broken burnt tablespoon with “crystalline residue” was found. They also found an unlabeled pill bottle with capsules of a “brownish substance,” believed to be heroin, on top of a paper towel dispenser.

Rotten was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:09pm that day, Thursday, February 4th. They do not know how long he was in the bathroom before he was found.

For those who missed it, Rotten tweeted the following the day he died:

Huge WWE PPV Changes Revealed?, Bad News for Injured Top WWE Star, WWE Heel Turn Plans Revealed, John Cena FINALLY Turning Heel?, Big Hogan – WWE Update, Vince – Bryan Story, WWE Very High on a Diva, Huge WWE – Goldberg Update, WM 32 Updates on Cena and Cesaro, Major Handicap Match at WrestleMania?, Big News on Vince and Finn Balor’s Main Roster Stable, Must See New Lana & AJ Lee & Maryse, Lots of New GIFs & Exclusives, More