Chris Kelly Died of Drug Overdose: Medical Examiner

Chris Kelly of the ’90s rap duo Kriss Kross died of a drug overdose, a medical office investigator said Monday.

A toxicology screening revealed that Kelly, 34, had a mixture of drugs in his system when he was pronounced dead on May 1, said Betty Honey of the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office in Atlanta.

Chris Kelly's Mother: My Son Was the 'Life of the Party'

As friends and family mourn the death of Kris Kross star Chris Kelly, authorities in Atlanta say they are investigating the case as a possible drug overdose.

An autopsy is planned for Thursday morning, but police are already looking at drugs as a cause after Kelly, 34, was found unresponsive in his home on Monday, Fulton County police Cpl. Kay Lester told the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Kris Kross Member Chris Kelly Dies at 34

Chris Kelly – half of the 1990s kid rap duo Kris Kross who made one of the decade’s most memorable songs with the frenetic “Jump” – has died, according to authorities. He was 34.

Investigator Betty Honey of the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office said Kelly was pronounced dead around 5 p.m. Wednesday at the south campus of the Atlanta Medical Center.

Honey said authorities are unsure of Kelly’s cause of death and that an autopsy has yet to be performed.