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Nick Gordon, 30, spent final hours snorting heroin in dingy Florida hotel room

This was the harrowing aftermath of the deadly booze and drugs bender that claimed the life of Nick Gordon, the late Bobbi Kristina Brown's ex-fiancé

This was the harrowing aftermath of the deadly booze and drugs bender that claimed the life of Nick Gordon, the late Bobbi Kristina Brown’s ex-fiancé

This was the harrowing aftermath of the deadly booze and drugs bender that claimed the life of Nick Gordon, the late Bobbi Kristina Brown’s ex-fiancé.

Gordon spent his final hours holed up in a Florida hotel room where he downed shots of tequila, smoked pot and snorted heroin, according to a newly released cache of documents and photos obtained exclusively by DailyMail.com.

Airyelle McMahon, a co-worker and girlfriend, dialled 911 after 30-year-old Gordon began making ‘groaning noises’ in his sleep and a ‘dark substance’ started seeping from his nose, according to police reports.

He was rushed to hospital after the New Year’s Eve binge but died on January 1, a medical examiner later confirming ‘heroin toxicity’ as the cause of his death.

Shocking evidence photos published today for the first time show pools of a dark, sticky substance resembling vomit on the floor of Gordon’s room at the Sheraton Orlando North Hotel.

Further images reveal clothes strewn across the floor and furniture, soiled bedding, a bag of weed and various items of drug paraphernalia.

Gordon was notorious for the 2015 death of Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina, who spent six months in a coma after she was found unconscious in a bathtub with similar drugs in her system.

Her controlling ex-fiancée never faced criminal charges but was held legally responsible for her wrongful death in a civil case.

Shocking evidence photos published today for the first time show pools of a dark, sticky substance resembling vomit on the floor of Gordon’s room at the Sheraton Orlando North Hotel

Shocking evidence photos published today for the first time show pools of a dark, sticky substance resembling vomit on the floor of Gordon’s room at the Sheraton Orlando North Hotel

Further images reveal clothes strewn across the floor and furniture, soiled bedding, a bag of weed and various items of drug paraphernalia

Further images reveal clothes strewn across the floor and furniture, soiled bedding, a bag of weed and various items of drug paraphernalia

Gordon was rushed to hospital after the New Year’s Eve binge but died on January 1, a medical examiner later confirming ‘heroin toxicity’ as the cause of his death. Pictured: Various needles found in Gordon's Florida hotel room on the night he died of an overdose

Gordon was rushed to hospital after the New Year’s Eve binge but died on January 1, a medical examiner later confirming ‘heroin toxicity’ as the cause of his death. Pictured: Various needles found in Gordon’s Florida hotel room on the night he died of an overdose 

Gordon's hotel room was littered with personal belongings, drug paraphernalia, including needles and rubber bands. Soiled bedding was also strewn about the room

Gordon’s hotel room was littered with personal belongings, drug paraphernalia, including needles and rubber bands. Soiled bedding was also strewn about the room 

Gordon was notorious for the 2015 death of Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina (pictured together in 21012), who spent six months in a coma after she was found unconscious in a bathtub with similar drugs in her system

Gordon was notorious for the 2015 death of Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina (pictured together in 21012), who spent six months in a coma after she was found unconscious in a bathtub with similar drugs in her system

Despite his pariah status, he was holding down a job late last year and his family believed he was turning a corner in his years-long battle with alcohol and drug addiction.

However police documents reveal a sadder, chaotic denouement to Gordon’s life: He was homeless and living in the Sheraton with just a bag of clothes and a handful of possessions including a phone, Xanax pills, four packs of Pez candy and his battered BMW car.

McMahon, 28, had moved to the Orlando area several months earlier for

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Nothing normal about days spent under strict hotel quarantine

Normally it takes me 24 hours to fly back to Australia. One day out of your life, then another three days to get back to some sort of normality. Only like everything else this year there would be nothing normal about this journey back, and just as you adapt to the new normal things change again.

It’s been a week now since I passed through Cork Airport and I’m still nowhere near touching down in Melbourne to be reunited with my family and dogs, who I’ve been away from since July.

It wasn’t the normal summer in Ireland, but still wasn’t short of adventure and activity, making the most of a compromised situation. One thing that has stayed constant throughout the year is the importance of sport and activity. Whether you are taking part or watching, it can be a pivotal part of your day, something to look forward to, and for some more than others.

I stopped off in Teddington, southwest London to link in with some Australian athletes who took advantage of the few opportunities to race in a not-so-normal European season. A worthwhile trip but, like me, this also came with the new challenge of a two-week hotel quarantine stay on arrival back to Australia.

We’d one last run at sunrise in Bushy Park before heading for the airport for a journey that would be like no other for athletes returning home after a summer in Europe.

There was talk of creating an athlete hub, where there would be limited freedom to train, but in the end the Australian Bio secure requirements deemed this too expensive, coming in at $62,000 for the two-week period. Even the best athletes in Australia could not escape the strict hotel quarantine.

We arrived at Brisbane Airport, given there isn’t yet any international arrivals into Melbourne Airport. One thing you notice is the lack of any urgency once people are off the plane; there’s no rush, as you can’t go anywhere until you’re taken in a group.

We were handed paperwork to fill out and details of a hotel where we would be taken. Everything is handled by the Queensland police. Temperatures are taken, you wait until everyone is through, before you’re escorted to a bus and then taken to your assigned hotel. Interestingly the bus was full, so no social distancing here.

We were met at the hotel by a jolly policeman who came onto the bus, and made it feel like we were on tour. He collected our forms so that we could be allocated rooms, then we waited on the bus until we were called forward.

First the good news: we could exercise outside, so just call up and you can go to the courtyard for some fresh air. Then the bad news: as we were past midnight, this would have to wait until morning.

A crowd of 25,000 could be allowed to attend the MCG for the traditional Boxing Day Test. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty
A crowd of 25,000 could be allowed to attend the MCG for the traditional Boxing Day Test. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty

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