The Los Angeles County coroner’s report obtained by CNN noted a “history of alcohol and drug use” and an abrasion on his right arm.
There was no evidence of internal injuries and Brown’s death was listed as accidental, according to the report.
His death was the latest tragedy to befall the Brown family.
She was married to him from 1992 to 2007 and died just before the 2012 Grammy Awards after accidentally drowning in a bathtub, with heart disease and cocaine as contributing factors, the coroner ruled.
Houston was 48.
Three years later the couple’s only child together, daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, was found unresponsive in the bathtub at her Roswell, Georgia, home. She lingered, first in a hospital and then in hospice for nearly six months, before dying in July 2015.