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'Storm Chasers' star cause of death revealed

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Reed Timmer - twitter

The cause of reality star Joel Taylor's death appears to be from an ecstasy overdose according to TMZ. 

On Friday TMZ reported that they had obtained a copy of the toxicology report in which The Bureau of Forensic Sciences of Puerto Rico confirmed MDMA poisoning, also finding traces of ketamine in his system. 

Taylor, 38, who starred in  Discovery Channel's "Storm Chasers" was found unresponsive in his cabin aboard a gay cruise in January. After docking in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the coroner confirmed Taylor's death.

There was a delay in getting the post-mortem lab results because of malfunctioning lab equipment in Puerto Rico so his samples were sent to the United States. 

Taylor attended the University of Oklahoma where he studied meteorology before becoming the driver on the popular storm chasing series for four-years. 

In January, a service was held at the First Baptist Church in Elk City, Oklahoma where Taylor was laid to rest.