Days of Our Lives Actor Cody Longo's Cause of Death Revealed

Four months after Days of Our Lives actor Cody Longo was found dead in his Texas home, new details have emerged about his passing.

By Jess Cohen Jun 19, 2023 6:25 PMTags
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Officials have released new information surrounding Cody Longo's death.

According to an autopsy report obtained by TMZ, the Days of Our Lives alum died from "chronic ethanol abuse," while his manner of death was cited as natural. E! News has reached out to authorities and to Cody's rep for comment and has not heard back.

Cody, who portrayed character Nicholas Alamain on the soap opera in 2011, was found dead Feb. 8 at his home in Austin, Texas. He was 34.

He is survived by his wife Stephanie Longo and kids Lyla, Elijah and Noah.

"Cody was our whole world," Stephanie said in a statement shortly after his passing. "The kids and I are shattered and beyond devastated."

"He was the best dad and best father," she continued. "We will always and forever miss you and love you."

Cody's rep also paid tribute to the Hollywood Heights star at the time, telling E! News, "Cody was a dear friend, going back many years, before he was a client."

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"My heart breaks for his amazing wife and kids," the statement continued. "He had taken some time away from acting to pursue his music career and spend more time with his family in Nashville, but we had kept in touch regularly and he was excited to get back into acting this year. Cody was such a loyal, loving and talented person and he will be greatly missed."

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In addition to his roles on Days of Our Lives and Hollywood Heights, Cody also appeared on Freeform's former gymnastic show Make It or Break It and ABC's hit series Nashville.

Prior to his death, Cody had faced legal troubles over the years, including a DUI arrest in 2013. As part of a plea deal in the case, he was ordered to take alcohol education classes.