Fuquan Johnson set out to have a good time. Sadly, indulging in certain substances will do more than result in a good time — unfortunately it sometimes leads to death. Officers found Johnson and two other victims at the scene.
According to TMZ, the comedian was found dead at the scene along with Enrico Colangeli and Natalie Williamson. Another attendee, a fellow comedian Kate Quigley was transported to the hospital in serious, yet critical condition. She is lucky to be alive after sending a text saying: “I’m alive.” I’m not great. But im. Ok.”
Prevalence of Fentanyl
Party drugs have changed over time; however, the use of the synthetic drug fentanyl has grown in popularity. Prince and other greats lost their lives to overconsumption of the drug too.
Following their arrival on the scene, investigators concluded that the friends leisurely consumed a bad batch of cocaine, laced with fentanyl. The consumption of fentanyl has overwhelming effects as it is 50 times more potent than heroin.
Others Comedians Share Memories
Several comedians offered their fond memories of Johnson while the world was caught off guard by his death.
“Your energy would light up a room. “Everybody loved Fu!” said Damien Wayans on Instagram.
In a subsequent Instagram post, the Ha Ha Comedy Club in Los Angeles honored the late , “Rest In Peace Fuquan Johnson, Enrico Colangeli,” adding below, “these legends
Rest in peace to the late comedian, Enrico Colangeli and their friend Natalie Williamson who lost their lives after attending the Venice party.