Music festival death ruled accident

Quick Facts:

  • Patrick Murphy, 34 died, at the Backwoods Music Festival
  • The medical examiner said he overdosed on cocaine and methamphetamine
  • His death was ruled an accident

Officials say a Stillwater man who died at the Backwoods Music Festival died of an overdose.

The family of Patrick Murphy, 34, said he was acting normal when he was handcuffed in early September. OSBI said his behavior was erratic.

Murphy died while in police custody.

On Tuesday, the medical examiner told FOX23 that Murphy’s death was caused by an overdose of cocaine and methamphetamine.

The manner of death was ruled an accident.