On Nov. 10, 2006, he was found dead in his bed at his Cleveland, Ohio home where his cousin tried to wake him. up. Original reports said he had a heart attack but an autopsy later revealed that he passed away from an accidental drug overdose (combining prescription meds with over-the-counter meds. He’d been prescribed medicine for pain from a shoulder injury, achilles tendon surgery and anxiety, and took some antihistamines. It turned out, he had pneumonia.
Levert was only 40-years-old.
Take a looks at photos of him over the years below.
Gone But Not Forgotten: Gerald Levert Throughout The Years was originally published on rickeysmileymorningshow.com