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A Dublin rock band has caused outrage after branding deceased radio star Gerry Ryan as ‘just another dead junkie’ Photo by: Google Images

No drugs involved in Irish broadcaster Gerry Ryan's death

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A Dublin rock band has caused outrage after branding deceased radio star Gerry Ryan as ‘just another dead junkie’ Photo by: Google Images

Despite fevered media speculation to the contrary it appears Gerry Ryan, Ireland's best known radio personality died of a heart attack and had no drugs in his system.

Ryan's death last month at the age of 53 led to reports that he had abused drugs and they were a cause of his passing.

However, the toxicology report from the coroner's office reveals that Ryan had no illicit drugs in his system and that he had died of a massive heart attack.

Ryan was found dead in his Dublin apartment by his girlfriend after he failed to turn up for his radio show.

His death sparked a massive period of mourning for Ryan, who had a daily radio program on the main Irish radio station. His funeral was attended by thousands.

A full post mortem and a toxicology screening was carried out after the death. They revealed that Ryan had died of a heart attack sometime during the night and had been dead for several hours when the body was found.

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