According to reports, singer Aaron Carter had many compressed air cans in his bathroom and bedroom when he was found dead on Saturday.
Law enforcement sources claim that prescription medications were also discovered nearby the body of the former teen sensation. What kind of medications they have initially remained unclear.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department informed The Daily Beast that it could not provide any additional information about Carter’s passing.
Compressed air is frequently sold in cans and used to dust keyboards, referred to as “huffing” when misused for its hallucinogenic effects. Whippets, a substance that involves breathing nitrous oxide, are also used to create comparable euphoric, dissociative effects.
In this video, Nick Carter discusses his tumultuous relationship with his younger brother Aaron Carter.
On a 2019 episode of The Doctors, Carter previously acknowledged that his huffing habit was a problem. He claimed that his late sister Leslie Carter, who passed away from an overdose in 2012 at the age of 25, was the one who first introduced him to huffing when he was a young child.
At the time, he claimed that he had “kept it hidden from the whole world until now” and that he “didn’t really touch it again” until after competing on Dancing With the Stars.
He said, “I started going to Staples and Office Depot and other places, buying it with cash so no one could trace me,” to avoid it being noted on receipts or anything of the sort.
That’s not a good excuse, but I was huffing because I felt foolish and depressed. Because I’m a drug addict, I was puffing. “.
The 34-year-old Carter’s maid reportedly discovered him dead at his Lancaster, California, home on Saturday morning. An 11 a.m. 911 call’s dispatch audio. m. mentions a “female yelling. “.
He had previously been candid about his battle with drug addiction. Only recently, after dodging traffic, was he detained in Los Angeles on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
When Carter was nine years old, his debut album, Aaron Carter, was released. With triple-platinum sales, Aaron’s Party (Get It), his second album, which was released in 2000, solidified his reputation as a teen idol.
In the years that followed, he began to be associated with other up-and-coming stars, such as Lindsay Lohan and Hilary Duff, who paid the singer tribute on Instagram and praised his “energetic” character.
The most recent noteworthy inhalant-related death was Carter’s. Melanie Rauscher, a former Naked and Afraid contestant, was also discovered dead in June, and there were several cans of compressed air meant for cleaning computer equipment nearby.