The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office declined Monday to rule on the cause of death for Juice WRLD. “Additional studies include cardiac pathology, neuropathology, toxicology and histology” need to be completed, the office said.They will release a statement when cause and manner of death are determined. On Monday night, fans held a vigil for Juice WRLD at Grant Park. Many fans brought flowers and sang along to their favorite songs of his.
“I always looked at his music as something that inspired me to be a better person,” fan Deja Troope said.Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School has released the following statement in regards to his death.
Jarad Higgens was a 2017 graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School. He is remembered by his teachers and staff as being a brilliant and creative student. Jared was extraordinarily talented in music and played many instruments. He was a caring and outgoing person who always tried to reach out to others while at the same time he was introspective and had a great sense of humor. Jared connected with many staff and students while he was a H-F Viking and he will be truly missed. Counseling services will be available for students to assist them during this time.Juice WRLD was named top new artist at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards in May. The artist got his start on SoundCloud and then became a streaming juggernaut. He rose to the top of the charts with the Sting-sampled hit “Lucid Dreams.” Friends told WGN the rapper was returning to Chicago from Los Angeles to celebrate his birthday — which was last Sunday — and a party in his honor was planned for Sunday night. Musicians and others around the country are shocked and are expressing their condolences.
God bless him. A young legend— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) December 8, 2019
I can’t believe it… you were such a sweet soul. I’ll always remember meeting you and your family on the video set and thinking how close you were. You had so much further to go, you were just getting started. You’ll be missed Juice 💔— Ellie Goulding (@elliegoulding) December 8, 2019
Terrible news about the young man Juice Wrld. We share December 2nd as our arrival day. Gone way too soon. Life is precious.— GREAT BAMBINO TOUR (@ActionBronson) December 8, 2019
Waking up to @JuiceWorlddd passing from a seizure… I loved his music and he was my most listened to artist in 2019. Im heartbroken, my love goes out to his family and loved ones. To soon man.— Ninja (@Ninja) December 8, 2019
HE CANT BE GONE !— Sir Ski Mask (@THESLUMPGOD) December 8, 2019