Rapper Eminem was found dead in a Detroit motel by a housekeeper. According to the hotel, Eminem was supposed to check out of the hotel yesterday afternoon. Veronica Quintinella, the housekeeping attendant, found Eminem’s lifeless body stretched out across the bed with a cocktail of pills on the nightstand.
An autopsy is scheduled to determine the cause of death.
Eminem was one of the top selling rap artist of all time, selling more than 50 million albums. He rose to fame after his first hit album, The Slim Shady LP, which was released in 1999. He had a total of seven of eight studio albums to go platinum. Eminem had recently gone to rehab to battle his drug addiction. He leaves behind his estranged mother, his wife Kim and daughter Hailey.