House music icon Dj Rashad died as a result of a blood clot in his leg, according to his record label bosses.

The body of the dance star and music producer, real name Rashad Harden, was found at an apartment in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday (26Apr14), and police initially suspected the 34 year old had suffered a fatal overdose after discovering drug paraphernalia for the use of marijuana.

However, his family has since alerted executives at his British label Hyperdub to the fact his death was caused by a blood clot, according to

Harden had reportedly complained about a pain in his leg prior to his death.