‘Sister Wives’ Janelle Brown’s Late Son’s Cause Of Death Revealed!

'Sister Wives' Star Janelle Brown Breaks Silence On Son Garrison's Death
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Kody and Janelle Brown's son Garrison Brown's cause of death has been confirmed two months after his tragic demise.

The late son of "Sister Wives" stars shocked the world following his death from an apparent suicide. Now, an autopsy report has revealed the manner of his death and the final contents in his system.

Janelle Brown's Late Son Died From A Gunshot Wound

In the autopsy report, a Coconino County Medical Examiner confirmed Garrison died from a gunshot wound to the head. While this settled his manner of death as suicide, the document also revealed a contributing factor in his demise.

The postmortem noted Garrison's death was influenced by ethanol intoxication, also known as alcohol poisoning. The 25-year-old's blood work revealed his alcohol level was .307% based on his iliac blood analysis and .370% based on his vitreous analysis.

These numbers were significantly higher than the legal limit in the U.S., which is .08%, while anything above .40% is considered potentially fatal per PEOPLE. Garrison also had traces of caffeine in his system at the time of his death.

Garrison Brown's High Alcohol Levels Matched His Roommates' Testimonies

A month before his autopsy report, The Blast reported that Garrison's roommates had opened up about his dark history behind the camera, especially his battle with alcohol.

They spilled the tea in the released body cam audio from when authorities discovered Garrison's body. One of his roommates, Addison, learned about his death over the phone and was audibly upset as he addressed the deceased's mental health.

Addison claimed Garrison struggled with "alcoholism and depression," issues that might have contributed to his demise. The 25-year-old's roommate confirmed he was intoxicated the night before his body was found, claims another pal backed in their testimony.

The Late TLC Star's Roommates Heard A Pop Sound

Cheyenne, the other roommate who learned about his death over the phone, reacted to the news with profound regret. She cried while recalling what happened the night before Garrison's body was discovered.

According to Cheyenne, Garrison had confided in her about his struggles with alcohol. However, knowing about his demons didn't prompt her to take action after hearing something like a pop sound.

She stressed that she never suspected it could be a gunshot, but it didn't stop her from regretting her late actions. "I'm sorry I didn't check on him last night," Cheyenne lamented.

The TLC Star Marked Garrison's First Posthumous Birthday With A Poignant Post

A month after his death, Janelle marked Garrison's first posthumous birthday with a poignant post. The Blast reported that she celebrated what would have been his 26th birthday on Instagram, sharing a video montage.

In the reel, the grieving mother shared clips featuring Garrison smiling in front of birthday cakes alongside shots of him posing with his gifts, including a Star Wars Lego set.

The emotional video ended with a throwback snap of a younger Janelle and Garrison posing with a spider-themed cake. She captioned the post with her love and grief, writing:

"Happy Birthday Sweetheart. We are missing you terribly today. It's hard to believe you aren't here anymore. We talked about you a lot today and even went to Texas Roadhouse for dinner (your favorite place)."

Janelle Brown Claimed She Felt Her Son's Presence

In her sentimental caption, Janelle stressed that her longing for Garrison remained strong. However, missing her son didn't mean she was rushing to reunite with him before her destined time was over.

"I still feel you nearby sometimes. And I'm grateful we will see each other again when my journey is completed," the doting mother concluded her message. 

The posthumous birthday message received positive responses from fans who penned their well wishes and prayers for Garrison.

One fan dropped the famous Viking prayer that partly read, "Lo, There do I see my Father. Lo, There do I see my Mother, and My Brothers, and my Sisters." 

This message received a nod of approval from Janelle, who confessed it was one of her late son's favorite prayers. Fellow reality TV star Jackie Siegel also shared her condolences with the comment:

"I'm so sorry for your loss. I lost my Victoria. It never gets easier, but you learn to live with it. I have a big family too. It brought my kids together. Feel free to reach out [red heart emoji]."