'Austin Powers' actor Verne Troyer's cause of death revealed

Lewis Collier
October 11, 2018

Troyer's death was first announced on his Facebook account.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the coroner has ruled that Troyer died of "sequela of alcohol intoxication" or alcohol abuse.

LOS ANGELES-The Los Angeles County coroner says actor Verne Troyer, who was best known for his Austin Powers role of Mini-Me, died last April of suicide by alcohol intoxication.

Troyer had a potentially fatal level of alcohol in his system and was saying repeatedly that he wanted to die when he was admitted to a Los Angeles hospital on April 3, according to the coroner's report.

Troyer, one of the shortest men in the world due to achondroplasia dwarfism, had been to rehab several times for a drinking problem.

Evil's Clone, Mini-Me, in the "Austin Powers" movie series starring Mike Myers.

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A statement released by Troyer's family following his death said that Troyer had been battling a "time of adversity", and had recently been baptized.

It is with great sadness and incredibly heavy hearts to write thatVerne passed away today.Verne was an extremely... Over the years he's struggled and won, struggled and won, struggled and fought some more, but unfortunately this time was too much.

"Verne was also a fighter when it came to his own battles".

"Depression and suicide are very serious issues", the message continued. Anybody in need, he would help to any extent possible, ' a statement on his Instagram read started shortly after his death. "And always know, it's never too late to reach out to someone for help".

The Baywatch star posted "R.I.P Verne Troyer" along with the image.

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