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#NOMOREBULLSHIT article#2: February 21st, 2018: "CHRIS CORNELL EMAIL ADMITTING. . ." & Post-Mortem Toxicology.

Personal criticisms of Vicky Karayiannis are from her public statements, claims,

multiple stories, antagonistic interactions personally witnessed on social media and her likely untruthfulness surrounding Chris's passing.

I do not encourage ill intent her way.

June, 5th/18.

Vicky Karayiannis’s initial statement on Chris's death was that it was “sudden and unexpected” and that Chris showed no signs to being suicidal. Shortly after, Vicky blamed his supposed actions solely on "Ativan." Then, within the following published interview, she claims she witnessed Chris take “20-something pills” and “in a nine-day period, 33”.

Apparently, Vicky goes from completely oblivious to the supposed signs to witnessing

Chris, allegedly, abuse his medications.

Additionally, why was Soundgarden out on tour without a new record to promote?

If Vicky knew of Chris's declining state of mind, why not get him help?

Have Chris admitted into treatment if he indeed "relapsed" as she claimed.


Within the article (Alt-Nation: Chris Cornell email admitting. . .") published Feb, 21st/18,

Dr. Richard Cote the chair of the department of pathology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine) is mentioned for conducting an independent analysis of Chris’s autopsy report and stated that:

"two drugs found in his system at the time of his death may have resulted in impaired judgment and motor functions”.

What two drugs specifically? Was this doctor legitimate?

I contacted Dr. Richard Cote on March, 31st/18 via email with the following inquiry:

Richard J Cote,

I’ve recently read an article you are featured in from a rock music media website Alternative Nation. In the article, it’s stated that you’ve conducted an independent analysis of Chris Cornell’s autopsy and that you discovered “two drugs found in his system at the time of his death may have resulted in impaired judgment and motor functions.”

“They were not at levels that would’ve caused his death; in other words, it wasn’t an overdose…”

“…but what the two drugs did individually and in combination was to really impair his judgment and make him physically unable to be responsive in ways that he normally would be responsive.”

I’m wanting to know what these two drugs were exactly:


Caffeine Positive - Peripheral Blood

Naloxone Positive - Peripheral Blood

Butalbital 5.4 mcg/mL - Peripheral Blood

Lorazepam 41 ng/mL - Peripheral Blood

Pseudoephedrine 170 ng/mL - Peripheral Blood

Norpseudoephedrine 10 ng/mL - Peripheral Blood

Barbiturates Presump Pos – Urine

It’s my understanding that if he was physically unable to be responsive, then the method of his reported death would be deemed impossible.

I assure you that my inquiry is just for my personal understanding, and I’m simply a fan of the musician that passed back in May of last year. Thank you.

Dr. Cote has not responded since. Either this doctor declined to comment or, allegedly, did not actually assert the comments regarding Chris's drug impairment featured in Alternative Nation.

Why isn't Dr. Cote specific on what the "two drugs" he's referring to found in Chris's system?

If whatever "two drugs" did in combination that caused Chris to be "physical unable to be responsive in ways he would normally be responsive," it would heavily contradict the manner of Chris's reported death.

Though additionally, the injuries Chris endured and documented in his autopsy report, alone, strongly opposes the suicide as the manner of death.

*Post-Mortem analysis to be published soon.


It's suspect that Dr. Cote conducted an "independent analysis" of Chris's autopsy report, considering the "two drugs" were not specified, as well as other details supposedly from a legitimate "independent analysis" by a medical professional not brought up to attention.

Had an objective analysis took place, the injuries Chris endured and documented

post-mortem, would also come into question.

In regards to the drugs, specifically, the combination of therapeutic levels (safe dosages) of the Ativan ("Lorazepam" 41 ng/mL " . . to treat anxiety disorders.") and Butalbital (5.4 mcg/mL

". . .a member of the drug class barbiturates and is used to treat Light Sedation."  )

Chris would have been incapacitated and ". . . physically unable to be responsive in ways that he normally would be responsive.”

Just as Dr. Cote stated regarding " . . .what the two drugs did individually and in combination. . ."

So was Ativan and Butalbital the two drugs Dr. Cote was referring to in the article?

Also, Chris did not have opioids (morphine/heroin, fentanyl, oxycodone, etc.) in his system, even though he was injected with Naloxone on scene after his death.

It's with personal assumption that the injection of Naloxone is a common procedure with any unconscious patient found. To reverse the possibility of an overdose.


Non-Lethal drugs & Summaries.

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-Caffeine ( . . . a central nervous system stimulant. It works by stimulating the brain. Caffeine is found naturally in foods and beverages such as coffee, tea, colas, energy and chocolate. Botanical sources of caffeine include kola nuts, guarana, and yerba mate. Caffeine is also available in prescription and non-prescription medications.)

-Naloxone ("Narcan") . . . to quickly reverse an opioid overdose)

-Butalbital (5.4 mcg/mL) . . .a member of the drug class barbiturates and is used to treat Light Sedation." )

-Lorazepam (41 ng/mL) . . . to treat anxiety disorders.)

-Pseudoephedrine (170 ng/mL) . . . Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passages. Dilated blood vessels can cause nasal congestion (stuffy nose).

Pseudoephedrine is used to treat nasal and sinus congestion, or congestion of the tubes that drain fluid from your inner ears, called the eustachian (yoo-STAY-shun) tubes.

EXAMPLE: Contac 12 Hour Relief.

An over-the-counter medication.

-Norpseudoephedrine (Synonym: Phenylpropanolamine) (10 ng/mL) Phenylpropanolamine is a decongestant. It works by constricting (shrinking) blood vessels (veins and arteries) in your body. Constriction of blood vessels in your sinuses, nose, and chest allows drainage of those areas, which decreases congestion.

Phenylpropanolamine is used to treat the congestion associated with allergies, hay fever, sinus irritation, and the common cold. Phenylpropanolamine also causes a decrease in appetite and is used in some over-the-counter diet aids.

There's only the physical examination and opinion of assistant medical examiner

Theodore Brown M.D. and his findings; no illegal drugs nor lethal level of prescription drugs were found in Chris’s system.

There was no second examination of Chris’s body nor a second opinion on the injuries

Chris sustained that were, according only to Theodore Brown M.D, “evidence of treatment" and “consistent with hanging."

The Alleged Email.

It's highly questionable whether or not Chris sent this alleged email to an unknown recipient. Personally, the email is suspect to be a complete forgery.

Why was it important for Vicky to retrieve an email, supposedly sent by Chris, 9 months later for the purpose to show Chris had indeed “relapsed?”

If the email is legitimate, it appears to be taken out of context. Sections of text blurred intentionally for the purpose, allegedly, of Vicky’s claims of Chris’s supposed relapse more plausible.

Did Chris actually use his name, "Chris Cornell" shown as the sender to the recipient?

Would Chris, let alone anyone who “fell off the wagon", be explicit in their admission with

“had a relapse” in an email?

There's been strong indications that Vicky has complete access and control

over the social media pages of Chris's, Soundgarden and Audioslave. As for the supposed email sent by Chris, Vicky would also likely have access to Chris’s personal email account.

The question still remains whether or not the email is legitimate.

". . . and I'm just going to go to the hospital." Vicky claims within the article. Chris wasn't taken to the hospital as he was pronounced dead on scene upon the arrival of medical personnel at the MGM. Vicky would likely know of that fact.

What is the ulterior motive here? Fueling the narrative of a substances abuser despite

a clean toxicology report?

Did Chris really relapse not long before is abrupt death in Detroit?

Circulated Speculations: Vicky Karayiannis.

* She called her insurance lawyer (Kirk Pasich) minutes upon learning of Chris’s passing.

* She did not fly to Detroit to pick up her husband upon learning of his death.

* Quickly cremates her husband’s body. (Cremation is strictly forbidden in the Greek Orthodox religion she and her family practice)

* She was not present at the cremation of her husband.

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