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Coroner rules on cause of death for Chardon's Russell King, Sr.

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Russell King, Sr. (Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer) Russell King, Sr. (Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer)
GEAUGA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) -

The Geauga County Coroner has ruled on the cause of death for Chardon's Russell King, Sr.

King, Sr. died from acute intoxication by the combined effects of heroin and ethanol. His death has been ruled an accident.

In February, he was found dead at his home by a family member on the two-year anniversary of the deadly shooting at Chardon High School.

Russell King, Jr., Demetrius Hewlin and Daniel Parmertor were killed by a student gunman at Chardon High on Feb. 27, 2012.

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