Prominent Dallas attorney Brian Loncar died of cocaine use, the medical examiner said Thursday.
The Dallas County medical examiner listed Loncar’s cause of death as “the toxic effect of cocaine” and said it was accidental. Hyptertension and heart disease were listed as secondary causes.
Loncar, 56, was found dead inside his car outside his Dallas office Dec. 4, two days after his 16-year-old daughter’s funeral.
His daughter, Grace, committed suicide Nov. 25 after a battle with depression.
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Loncar was well-known in North Texas for his TV commercials in which he called himself “The Strong Arm.”
In his obituary, he was described as a savvy businessman and a passionate father of five children.
This report includes material from the Star-Telegram archives.
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