Russell Tyrone Jones’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 15, 1968

Death Date

Nov 13, 2004

Age of Death

35 years

Cause of Death

Drug Overdose



The rapper Russell Tyrone Jones died at the age of 35. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Known as Old Dirty Bastard, he was a former member of the Wu-Tang Clan. His debut solo album, 1995’s Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version, is considered one of the great hip hop albums of the 90’s.

He had three children.

An autopsy of rapper Ol’ Dirty Bastard reveals his death by heart attack was due to “intoxication by the combined effects of cocaine and [the painkiller] Tramadol,” according to Grace Burgess, a spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner’s office. The official cause of death was a drug overdose and was ruled accidental and witnesses say Ol’ Dirty Bastard complained of chest pain on the day he died.