‘Multiple Controlled Substances’ Found In Southfield Man Who Drowned At Music Festival

Matthew Vo (Handout photo)

Matthew Vo (Handout photo)

ROTHBURY, Mich. (WWJ/AP) – Authorities say a Southfield man had ingested large amounts of controlled substances before he drowned at a summer music festival in western Michigan.

The body of 29-year-old Matthew Quang Vo was discovered floating in Lucky Lake on June 20 after he had been reported missing by friends from the four-day Lakes of Fire festival at Lucky Lake Campground near Rothbury in Oceana County, northwest of Grand Rapids.

Sheriff’s Lt. Craig Mast said an autopsy determined the cause of death was accidental drowning and multiple substances he had ingested were contributors, according to a report by The Muskegon Chronicle.

Mast said that among those substances were cocaine, alcohol, marijuana and the horse tranquilizer ketamine.

According to an obituary — Vo, who went by “Matt” — graduated from Clarkston High School and Baker College and worked as a software developer.

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