It what could be looked at as a Friday night news dump, the LA County coroner’s office released the autopsy reporter on KTLA Anchor Chris Burrous.
Burrous was found unresponsive in a LA area hotel room just two days after Christmas. The call came into the 911 from a man that was in the hotel room with Burrous.
According to police, the man was someone who Burrous found on the hookup website Grindr.
The autopsy report says that Burrous died from methamphetamine toxicity. The coroner’s investigative report said Burrous was taking methamphetamine during a sexual encounter at the motel, including inserting the drug into his rectum.
Since Burrous’ death word had circulated that he was leading a double life.
Sources told FTVLive that Burrous told his wife he was at a a Rose Bowl parade meeting on that day. “By evening she hadn't heard from him and was frantically calling newsroom,” our sources says.
According to the report, he met the man for an afternoon of sex and drugs.
As for KTLA, they glossed over the details of Burrous’ death in a brief reader last night on their newscast.
FTVLive will have more on this story in the coming days.