Doctors: Lamar Odom Was Using Crack Cocaine And Opiates

Christian Datoc Senior White House Correspondent
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UPDATE (1:45 pm, EST): TMZ reports MRI’s show Odom suffered multiple strokes and is on a “3-5 hour dialysis for kidney failure.”

UPDATE (1:30 pm, EST): EOnline reports that Odom will likely suffer brain damage: “Virtually every drug imaginable was found in his system.”

Doctors allegedly found cocaine and opiates in Lamar Odom’s bloodstream on Wednesday.

According to TMZ, witnesses overheard doctors at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas tell Odom’s family that he had track marks on one of his arms and that the “fluid they found in his lungs was the result of crack cocaine use.”

The 35-year-old former NBA star had been rushed to the hospital after being found unconscious in a Nevada brothel Tuesday evening. His father has claimed that Odom was drugged by a third party. (RELATED: Odom’s Father … ‘Somebody Drugged My Son’)

Dennis Hof — the owner of the brothel where Odom was discovered — made the initial 911 call but does not recall Odom using any illicit substances. (RELATED: NBA Star Clinging To Life After Being Found Unconscious In Nevada Brothel)

[h/t: TMZ]

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