Report: RFK granddaughter died of drug overdose

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have determined that Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the 22-year-old granddaughter of assassinated presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, died of a drug overdose.

WCVB-TV reported on Friday that a toxicology test found methadone, fluoxetine, norfluoxetine, diazepam, nordiazepam and alcohol in her system.

Fluoxetine is an antidepressant, and diazepam is used to treat anxiety and alcohol withdrawal symptoms.

Hill was found unresponsive at a home at the Kennedy compound on Cape Cod on Aug. 1. She was pronounced dead at Cape Cod Hospital.

Hill was scheduled to start her senior year at Boston College this fall.

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BARNSTABLE, MA - AUGUST 5: Maria Shriver, center, attends funeral services for Saoirse Roisin Kennedy Hill at Our Lady of Victory Church in the Centerville section of Barnstable, MA on Aug. 5, 2019. Mourners gathered at Our Lady of Victory Church on Monday for the funeral of 22-year-old Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy who died last week. (Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BARNSTABLE, MA - AUGUST 5: From left, Ted Kennedy Jr., Joe Kennedy Jr. and Joe Kennedy lll attend the funeral services for Saoirse Roisin Kennedy Hill at Our Lady of Victory Church in the Centerville section of Barnstable, MA on Aug. 5, 2019. Mourners gathered at Our Lady of Victory Church on Monday for the funeral of 22-year-old Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy who died last week. (Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BARNSTABLE, MA - AUGUST 5: Courtney Kennedy Hill, center in blue, looks on as the casket of her daughter is taken from the hearse as funeral services for Saoirse Roisin Kennedy Hill are held at Our Lady of Victory Church in the Centerville section of Barnstable, MA on Aug. 5, 2019. Mourners gathered at Our Lady of Victory Church on Monday for the funeral of 22-year-old Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy who died last week. (Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BARNSTABLE, MA - AUGUST 5: The casket enters the church as funeral services for Saoirse Roisin Kennedy Hill are held at Our Lady of Victory Church in the Centerville section of Barnstable, MA on Aug. 5, 2019. Mourners gathered at Our Lady of Victory Church on Monday for the funeral of 22-year-old Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy who died last week. (Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BARNSTABLE, MA - AUGUST 5: Mourners stand outside the church as funeral services for Saoirse Roisin Kennedy Hill are held at Our Lady of Victory Church in the Centerville section of Barnstable, MA on Aug. 5, 2019. Mourners gathered at Our Lady of Victory Church on Monday for the funeral of 22-year-old Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy who died last week. (Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BARNSTABLE, MA - AUGUST 5: Paul Michael Hill places his hand on the hearse with his daughter inside as funeral services for Saoirse Roisin Kennedy Hill are held at Our Lady of Victory Church in the Centerville section of Barnstable, MA on Aug. 5, 2019. Mourners gathered at Our Lady of Victory Church on Monday for the funeral of 22-year-old Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy who died last week. (Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BARNSTABLE, MA - AUGUST 5: Ethel Kennedy is helped to the church as funeral services for Saoirse Roisin Kennedy Hill are held at Our Lady of Victory Church in the Centerville section of Barnstable, MA on Aug. 5, 2019. (Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BARNSTABLE, MA - AUGUST 5: Paul Michael Hill is consoled while his hand rests on the hearse with his daughter inside as funeral services for Saoirse Roisin Kennedy Hill are held at Our Lady of Victory Church in the Centerville section of Barnstable, MA on Aug. 5, 2019. (Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
HYANNIS PORT, MA - AUGUST 2: Ethel Kennedy, left, returns to the family compound after boating oin Hyannis Harbor near the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, MA on August 02, 2019. Courtney Kennedy Hill is in the center of the front seat. Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the 22-year-old granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, died at the Kennedy compound, according to her family and law enforcement officials. (Photo by Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
HYANNIS PORT, MA - AUGUST 2: Ethel Kennedy, left, returns to the family compound after boating oin Hyannis Harbor near the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, MA on August 02, 2019. Courtney Kennedy Hill is in the center of the front seat. Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the 22-year-old granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, died at the Kennedy compound, according to her family and law enforcement officials. (Photo by Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
HYANNIS PORT, MA - AUGUST 2: Ethel Kennedy, left, returns to the family compound after boating oin Hyannis Harbor near the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, MA on August 02, 2019. Courtney Kennedy Hill is in the center of the front seat. Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the 22-year-old granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, died at the Kennedy compound, according to her family and law enforcement officials. (Photo by Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
HYANNIS PORT, MA - AUGUST 2: Ethel Kennedy, left, returns to the family compound after boating oin Hyannis Harbor near the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, MA on August 02, 2019. Courtney Kennedy Hill is in the center of the front seat. Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the 22-year-old granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, died at the Kennedy compound, according to her family and law enforcement officials. (Photo by Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BARNSTABLE, MA - AUGUST 5: Mourners stand outside the church as funeral services for Saoirse Roisin Kennedy Hill are held at Our Lady of Victory Church in the Centerville section of Barnstable, MA on Aug. 5, 2019. Mourners gathered at Our Lady of Victory Church on Monday for the funeral of 22-year-old Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy who died last week. (Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
HYANNIS PORT, MA - AUGUST 2: Robert F Kennedy Jr. arrives at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, MA on August 02, 2019. Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the 22-year-old granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, died at the Kennedy compound, according to her family and law enforcement officials. (Photo by Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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She was the daughter of Robert and Ethel Kennedy's fifth child, Courtney, and Paul Michael Hill.

Hill had written frankly and publicly about her struggles with mental health and a suicide attempt while in high school.

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