Cause of death released for Max Barry, Nashville Mayor's son who died near Denver

Posted at 4:48 PM, Aug 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-09 18:48:01-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Autopsy results have been released in the death of Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s son, Max Barry.

According to the report released Wednesday, multiple drugs were found in the 22-year-old’s system, including alprazolam, methadone, hydromorphone, THC, and “recent cocaine use in the peripheral blood.”

Max Barry died at a private residence in Colorado not far from Denver in Jefferson County.

The report stated a diagnosis of combined drug intoxication causing both cerebral edema and pulmonary edema.

The forensic pathologist concluded contributing factors to his death were hypertensive cardiovascular disease, morbid obesity, and hepatic steatosis.

Officials classified the death as accidental.