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"Euphoria" star Angus Cloud's cause of death was a drug overdose, coroner's office says

Mural in Oakland pays tribute to 'Euphoria' actor Angus Cloud
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Angus Cloud's cause of death has been ruled to be a drug overdose, the coroner's office confirmed Thursday.

The "Euphoria" star died July 31 at his family home in Oakland just days after his father was buried. The Alameda County Coroner's Bureau confirmed Cloud died from acute intoxication due to the combined effects of methamphetamine, cocaine, fentanyl and benzodiazepine.

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Cloud played drug dealer Fezco "Fez" O'Neill on the hit HBO series for two seasons. In a statement following his death, Cloud's family said the actor "intensely suffered" with the loss of his father.

"It is with the heaviest heart that we had to say goodbye to an incredible human today," his family said in the statement. "As an artist, a friend, a brother, and a son, Angus was special to all of us in so many ways. Last week he buried his father and intensely struggled with this loss. The only comfort we have is knowing Angus is now reunited with his dad, who was his best friend.

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"Angus was open about his battle with mental health and we hope that his passing can be a reminder to others that they are not alone and should not fight this on their own in silence," his family added. "We hope the world remembers him for his humor, laughter, and love for everyone. We ask for privacy at this time as we are still processing this devastating loss."

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