Lil Peep's last hours before his death found the emotionally troubled emcee hanging out on his tour bus with 2 fans getting high talking about life, clothes & music. 16-year-old Nick Dowd, a massive Peep fan who’d come to the venue with his friend Mariah Bons, sitting on the bus with Peep was a dream come true. “He was the guy who spoke for me, things I could never put into words,” Dowd says. “I felt like he understood me.”
Although life on the road wore him down, Peep seemed genuinely happy to connect with Dowd and Bons that day in Tucson. “He was in a very good mood,” says Dowd. At one point, Peep looked out the bus window at the clear late-afternoon Arizona sky. “Today is a good day,” he said. “Not every day is a good day, but today is. I feel good.”
Less than 30 minutes later, he nodded off and never woke up again. Peep was found by his manager dead on his tour bus just prior to a show in Tucson, Arizona. The 21-year-old's death was ruled an overdose. His autopsy revealed fentanyl, Xanax, cocaine, marijuana, and various opiates were found in his system.
His heavy drug use was said to be enabled by the people closest to him read more on the story here.