'Parks And Rec' Producer Harris Wittels Died From Heroin Overdose, Coroner Confirms

There were no signs of trauma or foul play.

Former "Parks and Recreation" co-executive producer and writer Harris Wittels died from an accidental heroin overdose, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner confirmed in a report released on Tuesday. 

Wittels was found dead in his Los Angeles home at the age of 30 on Feb. 19.  According to the medical examiner's report, "drug paraphernalia, including a spoon, syringe cap and remnants of latex balloons were recovered from the scene," reports E! News. Additionally, the examiner noted there were no signs of foul play. 

In addition to producing and writing for "Parks and Recreation," which ended after seven seasons shortly after his death, Wittels also worked on "Eastbound & Down," and "The Sarah Silverman Program." 


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