Coroner Rules Prodigy's Death as Accidental Choking

The Mobb Deep MC choked on an egg while in hospital

BY Calum SlingerlandPublished Aug 4, 2017

Mobb Deep MC Prodigy's cause of death has been ruled accidental choking, TMZ reports.

The site says Clark County Medical Examiner determined that the rapper had choked on an egg in a Las Vegas hospital while receiving treatment for complications with sickle cell anemia.

TMZ reported that Prodigy was hospitalized after his conditioned worsened during a meet-and-greet event in the city. Prodigy was 42 years old upon his June 20 passing.

Tributes have since come in the form of online postings and sharing music Prodigy had recorded before his death.

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