Rapper Juice WRLD Dies After Swallowing Pills To Hide Them From Cops

Jarad Higgins, known as rapper Juice WRLD, was pronounced dead at a Chicago hospital early Sunday morning.

Chicago, IL – Rapper Juice WRLD allegedly swallowed multiple Percocet pills in an apparent attempt to hide them from police during a raid of his private jet on Sunday.

The 21-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jarad Higgins, suffered a seizure a short while later and was pronounced dead at a Chicago-area hospital at 3:06 a.m., TMZ reported.

An autopsy was completed on Monday, but the results were inconclusive, according to FOX News.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said that additional toxicology, neuropathology, and cardiac pathology testing must be completed in order for a cause of death to be determined, The New York Times reported.

Law enforcement sources said that the pilot who was flying the private aircraft notified investigators about the drugs and firearms that Higgins and his entourage had brought onto the flight out of Los Angeles, TMZ reported.

Federal law enforcement officials were waiting for the plane when it landed at Chicago’s Midway Airport just after 1 a.m., according to The New York Times.

Higgins allegedly downed the pills sometime between when the plane landed and when federal investigators came on board, TMZ reported.

As police were questioning the dozens of passengers, Higgins suddenly went into convulsions, according to The New York Times.

Federal agents administered Narcan and summoned paramedics who arrived at the scene less than seven minutes later, Chicago Police Department (CPD) spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi said.

Higgins was rushed to a hospital at 2:55 a.m., and was pronounced dead 11 minutes later, according to TMZ.

Investigators located six bottles of liquid codeine and approximately 70 pounds of marijuana packaged into 41 vacuum-sealed bags when they searched the Gulfstream jet, The New York Times reported.

They also located a .40-caliber handgun and two 9mm handguns, as well as a "high-capacity magazine" and metal-piercing ammunition.

The weapons and drugs were stuffed into suitcases without any personal items, and no names were affixed to the luggage, The New York Times reported.

Two of Higgins’ security guards, 27-year-old Henry Dean and 36-year-old Christopher Long, were arrested on misdemeanor weapons-related charges after the State’s Attorney’s office refused to file felony charges against them, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Dean has a license to carry a gun in the state of Illinois. He was charged with sale and/or possession of a high capacity magazine and metal piercing bullets and carrying a concealed firearm at an airport, according to FOX News

Long was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm.

Both suspects have already been released from jail, according to TMZ.

It wasn’t the first time Higgins’ private jet had been searched by federal agents, FOX News reported.

The rapper’s belongings were also searched at LAX on Nov. 18, as he and his entourage were preparing to take off for Sydney, Australia.

It was unclear whether or not any illegal contraband was located during the search, but Higgins and his crew were allowed to take off as scheduled, FOX News reported.

Higgins tweeted a public apology for his drug abuse to his girlfriend on July 8.

“Bae I’m sorry I be tweaking, you’ve put up with more than ppl know I know I be scaring you, fuck Codeine I’m done,” the wrapper wrote. “I love you and im letting it be known publicly that ain’t shit fucking up the real love I found. Learn from this everyone. Addiction kills all but you can overcome.”

Originally a SoundCloud star, Higgins burst onto the mainstream pop scene in 2018, The New York Times reported.

His second album, “Death Race for Love,” debuted at Number One on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in March.

Comments (144)
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JBoH
JBoH

Rapper Juice WRLD?

Geeze...

JBoH
JBoH

"Higgins burst onto the mainstream pop scene in 2018..." and then left with a tiny sigh.

Jim H. - Virginia US
Jim H. - Virginia US

Darn it, the world has lost another role model for inner city youth. A gentleman who clearly had the gift of prose and set an example of how to be successful and admired.

Whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa Like a crawlspace, it's a dark place I roam Ain't no right way, just the wrong way I know I problem-solve with Styrofoam My world revolves around a black hole The same black hole that's in place of my soul, uh Empty, I feel so goddamn empty I may go rogue Don't tempt me, big bullet holes Tote semi-autos -Juice WRLD

Tragic. Oh well.

jarhead24
jarhead24

Drug trafficking, guns and rappers. That’s unheard of!! Says no one!!

flybynight
flybynight

Go toward the light Juice.

ScaleriBrosLawyer
ScaleriBrosLawyer

I know! I'll just ingest all these pills that could kill me even in a small quantity to make sure the cops don't find them! I see no possible way this plan can go wrong!

Ferret guy
Ferret guy

I'm waiting to see how this idiots family blame the cops for his actions. Maybe if the cops would just STOP doing their jobs, my baby boy would be alive today, boo hoo

beyondpissedoff
beyondpissedoff

Another breeder off the streets!! Only a couple hundred million to go.

Digity
Digity

You're all pieces of shit....I can't wait till your daughters overdose....

Sgt167
Sgt167

Well pretty much knew that before it was even announced.

RetiredCorrections
RetiredCorrections

I wonder if stronger drug laws at the federal level would have helped

CivilianMark
CivilianMark

The music world has lost the next Mozart. So sad. RIP Juicebox. OK, joking. He had to pay for the jet somehow.

007karley
007karley

I appreciate that the pilot reported it!!

LostAllSanity
LostAllSanity

Dang. This guy's death is going to setback the quantum study of time-space at least...never mind. Caught up.

Brasov04cluj
Brasov04cluj

A WORTHLESS DIRT BAG. A P.O.S. with ZERO VALUE ON THIS EARTH. HOW MANY LIVES HAS THIS DEAD FECES BAG RUINED BY TURNING THEM ONTO DRUGS....SO THEY CAN BE " ACCEPTED ". GOOD RIDDANCE .

bryantrent
bryantrent

What a dirtbag

Trefflek
Trefflek

While this is tragic I am not surprised at all. I can use this to explain to my 14 year old daughter the horrible example he was and that he died because of poor life decisions.

ProudLEOwife
ProudLEOwife

“It was unclear whether or not any illegal contraband was located during the search”. Seriously???

asillyrabbit551
asillyrabbit551

I wonder how long it'll take the Chicago prosecutor to blame the feds and CPD for this outstanding citizen's death. If they weren't there he wouldn't have swallowed whatever it was.

VicG
VicG

No loss. End of story...

HonestC
HonestC

I disagree with many of those commenting that his death was "no loss."

EVERY life has worth. This guy WASTED his life, and a wasted life is very sad. Don't get me wrong, I know it was HIS choice. And he paid the ultimate price for his decisions.

Stanracer
Stanracer

This is what happens when you're entitled and have way too much money. You do stupid things.

CopperheadCSA
CopperheadCSA

Stupid is as.......well you know the rest.

JR8859
JR8859

Good Riddance thug!

eh.
eh.

i dont think i would be able to believe that im sorry but how couldnt they see the pills he took thru the xray in the airport?

eh.
eh.

just let the guy r.i.p and dont judge him he did a lot of good and a lot of people love him and seriously i dont think thats possible..

Bobholly79
Bobholly79

Oh well another POS gone 👍🏻

Babyglock9mm
Babyglock9mm

Good guys: 1; bad guys: 0

checksix
checksix

I D I O T

Excalibr4
Excalibr4

Ladies and gentlemen... I give you this year's Darwin Award Winner!

E7MR
E7MR

Lets see, previous criminal activity, narcotics, marijuana, illegal weapons, rap noise, tons of money. Typical of the culture, and no real loss to anyone. His future victims are no doubt better off.

Keeblertime
Keeblertime

Bunch of chumps on this page! Y'all acting like 70lbs of weed, a few bottles of lean and a handful of percs is 100lbs of meth or heroin, while y'all are probably drinking on cheap beer and beating your wives and kids.

pinkejon
pinkejon

I guess the juice reached its expiration date?

DeiselDemon92
DeiselDemon92

Haha oh well.....

Pack
Pack

Sorry.....but HAHA! That’s hilarious! Darwinism at its finest.

nigkilla
nigkilla

One less nigger.

xenonman
xenonman

Maybe this will start a trend among these lowlives!

reverett456117502
reverett456117502

Once again Good Guys = 1 Bad Guy = 0 ha ha ha dumbass, what did you think would happen!

Richhead
Richhead

You can take them out of the ghetto but you'll never take the ghetto out of them. The only people I've ever heard of who regularly screw up even when they're on top of the world. Entertainers, athletes, politicians, it doesn't matter. It's in their blood.

Musicray
Musicray

Such a great loss! Not

GrumpyVet
GrumpyVet

Oh well, one less thug selling poison.

Reaper2-22
Reaper2-22

Finally a positive story to hear, it’s sad to see all these men and women in blue that have passed away but let’s put this piece of shit in the spotlight. Oh you swallowed your dope, oh fucking well. Play Stupid Games, Win Stupid Prizes.