On March 25, 2022, emergency services were called to the Four Seasons Casa Medina hotel in Bogota, Colombia.

Where Hawkins was suffering from chest pain in his hotel room.

Health workers arrived and found Hawkins unresponsive;  He did CPR,

But at the age of 50, he was declared dead on the spot.  No cause of death was given.

The next day, Colombian officials announced that a preliminary urine toxicology test

 indicated that Hawkins had ten substances in his system at the time of his death, including opioids, benzodiazepines,

Tricyclic antidepressants and THC, the psychoactive compound in cannabis.

Colombia's National Institute of Forensic Medicine said they would

"Continuing medical studies to obtain a total explanation of the events that led to Taylor Hawking's death"

And the attorney general's office will continue to investigate his cause of death "in a timely manner."