NV constable: Tests to identify drugs in Lamar Odom

LAS VEGAS (FOX5/AP) –

A toxicology report on former NBA gamer Lamar Odom might take a number of weeks to complete after he was discovered unresponsive inside a brothel near Pahrump.

The Nye County Constable’s Office held a press conference Wednesday, a day after the previous fact television star was rushed to the medical facility from Dennis Hof’s Bunny Ranch Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Nye County Constable’s Office, an ambulance was phoned call to Dennis Hof’s Bunny Cattle ranch about 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, after Odom was found unconscious there with blood originating from his nose and mouth. He was stabilized at a local medical facility, then taken to Dawn Hospital in Las Vegas, about 70 miles away. He had to be taken by ground since he was too high to suit an air ambulance.

According to Sheriff Sharon Wehrly, Odom took a sexual performance booster, which Hof confirmed was a sort of herbal Viagra.

A 911 recording from Tuesday was also played throughout the news conference which elaborated a white drug was coming out of Odom’s nose and mouth.

Hof told MORE that Odom came to the cattle ranch on Saturday and was drinking and partying with the women at the brothel. On Tuesday, Odom went to sleep about 6 a.m. About 3:15 p.m. the females went in to look at Odom and discovered him unresponsive.

“We called 911 and they said, ‘Get him on his left side,'” Hof stated. “He began throwing up a lot of dreadful stuff.”

Hof said he does not believe Odom was taking any illegal drugs, however he believes he was taking a great deal of the sexual performance enhancers, which might be the issue. In a later interview with MORE, Hof said that Odom informed the women working at the whorehouse that he had been doing drug prior to he came to the ranch.

Wehrly later on stated the sexual supplements are legal.

The constable’s office, however, stated if cocaine is found in Odom’s system, a drug ownership charge against him may be possible. A warrant was gotten for a blood draw from Odom for the toxicology test.

There was no instant word on Odom’s condition. Nevertheless, Rev. Jesse Jackson talked with press reporters outside the health center after leaving Odom’s bedside. He stated Odom remained in a coma and on life-support, but was moving and coughing.

“He’s not talking,” Jackson said. “Tubes are in him now, however we felt motivated by his presence and we just had prayer.”

According to TMZ, Odom’s ex-wife, Khloe Kardashian, has been by his side because Tuesday night. The website likewise reported that previous teammate Kobe Bryant left a preseason video game of the L.a Lakers being played in Las Vegas on Tuesday night to be by Odom’s side.

Odom has actually played for both the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers, in addition to the Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks.

The 35-year-old relinquished the NBA in 2013 and saw reality TELEVISION popularity through his four-year marital relationship to Kardashian.

Copyright 2015 KVVU(KVVU Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved. The Associated Press added to this report.

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