Toxicology reports have revealed the presence of illicit substances in the systems of three Kansas City Chiefs fans who tragically froze to death outside a friend’s residence last month. The deceased, identified as David Harrington, Clayton McGeeney, and Ricky Johnson, were discovered outside the rental home of Jordan Willis in Kansas City on January 9. The families of the deceased had been eagerly awaiting the results of the toxicology reports, hoping to shed light on the circumstances leading to their untimely deaths.
Speculation had been rife that drug use could have played a role in their demise. Following the tragic incident, Willis voluntarily checked into a rehabilitation center for substance abuse treatment, as per his parents. The three friends, aged between 36 and 38, had visited Willis’s home to watch the final regular season game of the Kansas City Chiefs on January 7. Their bodies were discovered two days later when McGeeney’s concerned fiancée broke into Willis’s property.
Sources have indicated that multiple substances were detected in the men’s systems, including cocaine. Willis, who was found in his underwear and holding a wine glass when the police arrived, claimed to have been asleep for nearly two days, unaware of his friends’ fate outside his home. Another friend, Alex Waemer-Lee, had left the gathering around 11 p.m. after the game, according to his attorney, Andrew Talge.
Experts have suggested that the combination of alcohol or drugs could have led the men to lose consciousness in the snow, succumbing to the freezing 30-degree weather. Witnesses reported that two of the men had brought two 30-packs of beer to the small gathering. Waemer-Lee had also allegedly texted other friends about drug use at Willis’s house during the game.
The Kansas City police department has stated that there are no plans to reveal additional details of the case to the media at this time. The department has been in regular contact with the families of the deceased as the investigation progresses. While the toxicology reports have been received, the families are still awaiting the autopsy results from the medical examiner’s office, which could take several more weeks.
The police have stressed that the case is not being investigated as a homicide and no foul play is suspected. However, some family members of the deceased believe that Willis may have had a role in their deaths. The grieving father of Harrington, Jon, expressed his suspicion, stating that the fact that three men died while Willis survived doesn’t add up.