Coroner Confirms that Producer of ‘Parks And Rec’ Harris Wittels Died From Heroin Overdose and no Foul Play was Involved!
Former “Parks and Recreation” co-executive producer and writer Harris Wittels died from an accidental heroin overdose, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner confirmed in a report released on Tuesday.
Wittels was found dead in his Los Angeles home at the age of 30 on Feb. 19. According to the medical examiner’s report, “drug paraphernalia, including a spoon, syringe cap and remnants of latex balloons were recovered from the scene,” reports E! News. Additionally, the examiner noted there were no signs of foul play.
Wittels, who had been to rehab twice, was open about his struggle with drug addiction.
In addition to producing and writing for “Parks and Recreation,” which ended after seven seasons shortly after his death, Wittels also worked on “Eastbound & Down,” and “The Sarah Silverman Program.”
Source: Huffington Post