Cornell, 52, had anti-anxiety drugs, sedatives, barbiturates and sinus congestion medication in his system, a toxicology report from the Wayne County Medical Examiner showed.
This is a developing story, check back for further details. The toxicology report states, "These drugs did not contribute to the cause of death".
Vicky Cornell has said that she talked to her husband immediately after the Detroit show and he had indicated that he may have taken extra Ativan.
The toxicology findings in Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell's death indicate that the late singer had several prescription drugs in his system when he was found hanged in his Detroit hotel room, a new report said Friday. He was found dead in his hotel bathroom at 12:05 a.m. ET on May 18. "After so many years of sobriety, this moment of awful judgement seems to have completely impaired and altered his state of mind", Cornell's widow Vicky told TMZ.
The official autopsy results rule the cause of death as suicide by hanging. Pitt's efforts to console the children during an extremely hard time are surely much appreciated and helping to ease the traumatic experience the Cornell family is enduring.
"Chris, a recovering addict, had a prescription for Ativan and may have taken more Ativan than recommended dosages", the family's lawyer, Kirk Pasich, previously told the AP in a statement.
Family and friends including Pitt himself, Pharrell, James Hetfield, Dave Navarro and Tom Morello attended Cornell's private memorial service at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.