The Los Angeles County coroner has confirmed that Jani Lane died from "acute ethanol intoxication." In plain English, that's alcohol poisoning. The ruling closes the death investigation.
Jani died on August 11 at the age of 47.
For whatever reason, I was hoping the cause of death would be something different. Jani was too young to die but also in a lot of pain from his demons.
In case you haven't seen it, here's Jani's segment on That Metal Show, taped just a few weeks before his death. He looks good, but thin, in the clip.