NewsNational

Actions

Roy Halladay had trace amounts of morphine, Ambien in his system, autopsy reveals

Posted: 4:57 PM, Jan 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-19 19:04:33-05
Roy Halladay had trace amounts of morphine, Ambien in his system, autopsy reveals
Roy Halladay had trace amounts of morphine, Ambien in his system, autopsy reveals

An autopsy on former MLB All-Star Roy Halladay determined his cause of death to be blunt trauma, with drowning also being a contributing factor.

The autopsy also found trace evidence of morphine, amphetamine and Ambien in his system.

A plane piloted by Halladay crashed just off the Gulf coast in November, 2017. 

He was flying his Icon A5, a two-person, single engine amphibian plane when the plane went down into the water about a quarter mile west of Ben Pilot Point in New Port Richey. 

TMZ received footage shot by boaters at the time who reportedly said the ex-MLB star's plane was going from 100 feet in the air down to five feet and then back up again.

To see the complete autopsy, click here.