L.A. Coroner: Jani Lane Died Of Alcohol Poisoning
Too much alcohol intake is being blamed for the death of former Warrant frontman Jani Lane. The Los Angeles Coroner’s office is listing alcohol poisoning as the reason why the 47-year-old rocker met his sudden demise this summer. Lane was found dead in a Comfort Inn hotel room in Woodland Hills, California on August 11th. The official coroner’s report says Lane suffered from “acute ethanol intoxication” upon his death. He had battle substance abuse issues for a number of years.
Jani Lane wrote and performed some of Warrant’s biggest hits from the late 1980s and early 1990s, including the power ballad “Heaven” and the band’s most well-known hit “Cherry Pie.”