Matthew Perry’s demise over the weekend shocked hundreds of thousands of followers. The Mates actor reportedly drowned in a scorching tub, and whereas there are loads of particulars that we nonetheless don’t have, there is no such thing as a perception that there was any foul play within the demise. This makes the truth that the Theft Murder division of the LAPD has been investigating the demise probably curious to observers, but it surely appears that is removed from uncommon.
Alongside a report from TMZ that Perry’s system was away from fentanyl and meth (checks for different medication will take extra time), it’s famous that it’s commonplace observe for members of Theft Murder to take the lead on any high-profile instances due to that group’s expertise and manpower.
The demise of a well-known actor definitely qualifies as excessive profile. There can be loads of eyes on this case because it continues, because it may take months to get the ultimate dedication of a number of the checks being run. So it makes loads of sense that the LAPD would need their most skilled folks on the case. If any of the toxicology checks had been to disclose one thing illicit was in Perry’s system, then Theft Murder would proceed to research, one assumes to make clear how the fabric received into his system.
A person dying in a scorching tub by himself nonetheless qualifies as suspicious, because it appears there’s little indication proper now of what precisely occurred. Bringing within the individuals who have expertise with homicides might be able to rule out such a factor, if nothing else. At this level, even the idea that Perry’s reason behind demise was drowning is just a supposition, and a nook should make the ultimate dedication of what precisely occurred right here.
Whereas Matthew Perry had a historical past of substance abuse, one thing he has been open and sincere about in interviews and his latest memoir, there’s no apparent indication that medication had been concerned in his demise. Perry did have some prescription remedy in his house, however there’s no proof that they had been being abused. There’s additionally no indication that Perry could have had a relapse. And his buddies appear to be universally consider that Perry had remained clear and was very joyful that manner.
Perry was in quite a few nice TV and movie tasks past an insanely in style sitcom. Whereas he’ll at all times be recognized for Mates first, Matthew Perry didn’t need Mates to be his legacy. He wished to be recognized for the folks he tried to assist. Whereas even he knew that Mates would at all times prime the checklist, persons are remembering Matthew Perry the person in addition to Matthew Perry the actor, so one hopes he would recognize that.