Lamar Odom Press Conference: 9-1-1 Call Reveals He Was Using Cocaine

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Lamar Odom has been fighting for his life at Las Vegas’ Sunrise Hospital.

On Wednesday, Sharon Wehrly of the Nye County Sheriff’s Office held a press conference in Pahrump, Nevada to update us all on the details surrounding the ex NBA player’s condition.

On Tuesday, the 35-year-old was found unresponsive at Love Ranch South, a legal brothel in Nevada.

Related: Everything We Know About Lamar So Far

The sheriff played the 9-1-1 calls the authorities received that day when the emergency was reported. Sharon said the callers revealed that Lamar had been using cocaine during his weekend stay.

But they said he had only taken the drug on Saturday, and remained awake and alert the following day.

Sharon also discussed the ongoing investigation, explaining that a search warrant had been issued for the basketball star’s blood, and they are currently awaiting the test results.

Officers added that it’s “distinctly possible” that he will be prosecuted if they discover the drug in his system.

The establishment’s owner, Dennis Hof, said that his employees discovered Khlo├â┬⌐ Kardashian‘s estranged husband on the floor of his VIP suite, where he had been staying since Saturday.

The 69-year-old said that, when his staff rolled Lamar onto his side, the former Olympic athlete began to vomit.

Dennis admitted that he heard the reality TV personality had been taking large quantities of an herbal Viagra supplement during his stay.

After his manager dialed 9-1-1, the forward was rushed to a nearby medical center, and later transferred to the Sin City facility.

Khloé, her sister Kim Kardashian West, and her mom Kris Jenner all flew out to Sunrise Hospital to be with Lamar during this tough time.

Reports also say that Rob Kardashian was heading to his bedside as well. And photos show that the Khlo├â┬⌐ & Lamar star’s estranged father, Joe, also made his way to the place where his son is being treated.

It had been previously reported that the 2011 Sixth Man Of The Year suffered several strokes since arriving there, and that four of his organs had failed.

Reports also said that he had crack cocaine in his system, and doctors were treating the New York native as a drug overdose patient.

Our hearts are with everyone affected during this tough time, and we’re hoping Lamar is able to pull through.

To see the full video of the press conference , ch-ch-check it out (below).

[Image via WENN.]

Oct 14, 2015 7:17pm PDT

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