Actor Daniel Mickelson’s death in July was the result of accidental fentanyl and cocaine toxicity, authorities confirmed Tuesday.
The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner confirmed AND! News the 23-year-old actor’s cause of death on Tuesday.
Daniel, the older brother of model Meredith Mickelson, was embarking on an acting career with appearances in the movie The Killer Clown Meets the Candy Man and the television show Mani.
The Latest: Actor Daniel Mickelson’s death at age 23 in July was the result of accidental toxicity from fentanyl and cocaine, authorities confirmed Tuesday. He was photographed in London in 2019.
Mickelson’s girlfriend, Maddie Haley, paid an emotional tribute to the rising star hours after his tragic death.
“I don’t want this to be real,” he said. ‘Words can’t even describe how I feel right now. Last night I lost my best friend in the whole world. I feel like my heart has been ripped out of my chest. Daniel, you were the kindest person I’ve ever met, ‘he wrote.
The nursing student shared a series of photos and clips from her time with the actor whom she dated for about a year.
You lit up every room with your infectious smile and never stopped making anyone happy. There wasn’t a single day that you didn’t go out of your way to make me feel special and loved. I wish I could call you right now and hear you tell me that everything is going to be okay. ‘ she added.
Details: Daniel was embarking on an acting career with appearances in the film The Killer Clown Meets the Candy Man and the television show Mani. He was photographed in London in 2019
Memories: Daniel Mickelson’s girlfriend, Maddie Haley, is mourning the rising star who died suddenly on July 4 at age 23.
Her love: The nursing student shared a series of photos and clips from her time with the actor she dated for about a year.
You lit up every room with your infectious smile and never stopped making anyone happy. There wasn’t a single day that you didn’t go out of your way to make me feel special and loved. ‘ Haley wrote
Heartwarming tribute: Haley posted multiple photos and recordings of the actor on her Instagram, showing their relationship over the past year.
Haley also wrote that she wished that their ‘plans to spend the rest of’ their lives together ‘were not scrapped.’
‘I wish I could tell you how much I love you and wish I had a chance to say goodbye. I’m not sure how I’m going to get through this, but I’m going to be strong for you because I know what you would have wanted, ” she wrote.
He concluded his tribute by saying: ‘Everything I do now is for you. I now have a guardian angel by my side for the rest of my life. I’m going to make you so proud. I’ll love you forever baby. ‘
Daniel’s sister Meredith commented on the sweet post to write, ‘he loved you more than anything and I love you more than anything ❤️’.
D&M: In one clip, Mickelson is seen smiling as the couple enjoy an anniversary picnic together.
‘I miss you so much’: Haley, a nursing student, shared a handful of fond memories of the actor
Cuddled up: Another photo showed the couple with big smiles in bed together
Meredith, a model and fashion designer, announced the rising star’s death on July 5, posting a photo of them as children.
Meredith said that her heart was ‘broken’ and that she had lost her ‘brother, best friend and the other half of my heart’.
In the post, Meredith wrote: ‘There was not one person I loved more on this earth. There are no words that can do it justice that I can write. To know him was to love him.
I don’t want this to be real. Words can’t even describe how I feel right now. Last night I lost my best friend in the whole world. I feel like my heart has been ripped out of my chest. Daniel, you were the kindest person I have ever met, ” she wrote.
Heartwarming: Mickelson’s younger sister, model Meredith Mickelson announced the devastating news of his passing
Kaia Gerber led the celebrity tributes to Mikelson with an emotional tribute to the late actor on her Instagram
Tragic: In her emotional tribute shared to her Instagram story, the model reflected on their close friendship and all the ‘laughter and happiness’ it brought to the world.
“ He was the happiest and most radiant human being in existence and I am so happy that God chose me to be his sister throughout his amazing life. ”
Meredith’s comment section was flooded with messages from famous friends mourning Daniel.
‘I will love you forever big brother,’ wrote 20-year-old Amelia Hamlin. “I can’t believe this is real.”
Patrick Schwarzenegger commented that he was ‘praying’ for Meredith while she laments.
Cindy Crawford’s daughter Kaia Gerber led the celebrity tributes to Mickelson with a moving tribute to the late actor.
Gone too soon: Numerous stars paid tribute to the rising actor, after learning that he tragically passed away at the age of 23 on Sunday.
Tragic: Meredith’s comments were flooded with messages from celebrities like Paris Hilton and Madison Beer, who were mourning Daniel.
The 19-year-old supermodel reflected on her close friendship and all the ‘laughter and happiness’ she brought to this world over the past two decades in a heartfelt Instagram story.
Sharing a screenshot of a FaceTime call, Kaia wrote: ‘I remember that time we sat on the couch and spent all day making up our own secret language that we kept talking every time we saw each other.’
She added: ‘I wish we could go back there. I wish we were still speaking in phrases that probably annoyed everyone else but made us laugh every time. ”
Gerber went on to confess that she wishes they could still use FaceTime while sitting on the bathroom floor because it’s ‘the only place’ where she has Wi-Fi and she ‘never wanted to miss a call’ from him.
Thank you for being the reason for so much laughter and happiness in the world. It won’t be the same without you here. I love you Daniel, ‘he concluded Monday night.
The rising star, who was born in Atlanta, Georgia, starred in the indie horror film The Killer Clown Meets the Candy Man (pictured)
Daniel Mickelson was best known for his appearance on the 2019 television series Mani (pictured)