Actor Matthew Perry, who was found dead on October 28 in his pool in Los Angeles (United States), died “accidentally” after consuming ketamineas revealed this Friday by the autopsy.

“The cause of death of actor Matthew Langford Perry, 54, was the acute effects of ketamine”stated the Los Angeles Medical Examiner Department about the interpreter, known for playing Chandler in the legendary series ‘Friends’

“Contributing factors to Perry’s death include drowning, coronary artery disease and the effects of buprenorphine (used to treat opioid use disorder). The manner of death is accident“he explained.

Perry achieved his popularity thanks to ‘Friends‘, a series of a group of six friends embodied, in addition, by Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer, which lasted ten seasons between 1994 and 2004.

He also starred in films such as ‘The Whole Nine Yards’, in which he shared the screen with Bruce Willis.

As the actor himself confessed in his book ‘Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing’ (2022), while he was part of the cast of ‘Friends’, he suffered several episodes of drug and alcohol addiction.

His death was shocking for fans of the series and also for his co-stars, who shared emotional tributes to say goodbye.

This same week, in an interview with Variety, Aniston had referred to her friend: “He was happy. He was healthy. He had stopped smoking. He was getting in shape. “I was happy, that’s all I know.”