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Overdose confirmed as cause of cheerleader death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A coroner says an accidental overdose caused the death of a University of Louisville cheerleader in July.

Jefferson County Coroner Barbara Weakley-Jones told media that marijuana, heroin, amphetamine and Xanax were found in 22-year-old Danielle Cogswell's system.

Cogswell was found July 28 in Cardinal Towne, an off-campus student housing complex with ties to U of L.

Police had said previously they were treating the death as a suspected overdose.

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