How did Static Major die?


Stephen Ellis Garrett, a.k.a. Static/Major, died on February 25, 2008, due to medical complications related to the placement of a catheter. This is based on the autopsy report from the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.

On the same day he died, Static/Major checked himself into Baptist Hospital East, where he was diagnosed with a rare neuromuscular disease called myasthenia gravis. Dr. Dean J. Wickel was the surgeon who implanted a dialysis catheter into the musician’s neck to treat him. According to Dr. Wickel, Garrett’s X-rays showed that the catheter line was placed incorrectly. He then instructed a nurse to remove it, and once she did, the patient began to lose consciousness.

Q&A Related to "How did Static Major die?"
February 25, 2008.
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