Posted Apr 22, 2013 9:40 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Coroner's investigators say the death of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's son was a drug-related accident.
Los Angeles County Coroner's officials said in a statement Monday that Scott Ashley Sterling died from a pulmonary embolism after injecting narcotic medication meant to be taken orally.
The report did not say with certainty what drug Scott Sterling injected, but said the painkiller oxycodone was found in his system.
It also listed diabetes as a significant condition in his death.
The body of the 32-year-old Sterling was found in his beachfront apartment in Malibu on New Year's Day. The Sheriff's Department said at the time his death was likely from a drug overdose, and an autopsy was performed Jan. 3.
The coroner expects to release a final report within two weeks.
|Extra Stuff: Pharrell - NBA Playoffs Behind the Scenes|
Go behind the scenes as Grammy Award winning musician Pharrell Williams shoots his hit song "Come Get It Bae" for the NBA Playoffs on TNT.
Check out a wacky remix of some the 2013-14 season's most memorable moments featuring exciting hoops, jams, slams, and bloopers!
|NBA Action: Rewriting History|
Records were made to be broken and that's what happen in the 20113-14 NBA season.
|NBA Action: Top 10 Plays of the Year|
Countdown the top ten most electrifying plays of the 2013-14 NBA season.
|NBA Action: KD Scores the Title|
Kevin Durant is the first player to win four scoring titles in a 5-year period since Michael Jordan won 7 straight.