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DJ AM Found Dead in Manhattan Apartment

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New York Post: DJ AM was found dead this morning in an apartment on Lafayette Street in Manhattan.

DJ AM
Sources said drug paraphernalia was found in the apartment.

Nearly a year ago, DJ AM, whose real name is Adam Goldstein, escaped a plane crash in South Carolina.

The Learjet he and Travis Barker were on overshot the runway and burst into flames. He suffered severe burns in the crash.

Barker's ex-wife, Playmate Shanna Moakler, responded to news of DJ AM's death on Twitter, writing, "My deepest condolences for DJ AM, you were a great artist and will be severely missed. My thoughts and Prayers to his family and friends."

DJ AM's last post on Twitter, dated Tuesday, was a line from a Grandmaster Flash song: "New york, New York. Big city of dreams, but everything in New York ain't always what it seems."

Among others, DJ AM dated Nicole Richie and Mandy Moore.

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Anonymous August 28, 2009, 10:13 PM

I feel very sorry for the family and friends of Adam but holy sh*t..when will people learn?! These freaking celebs think they are invinsible. Every other day I hear of another one that dies from an overdose. WAKE UP or sooner or later your shooting up, snorting, smoking, pill popping butts will be 6 feet under

Patty Mosso August 29, 2009, 1:49 AM

Im so sorry for the loss of DJ AM. I feel for the family and friends. And I hope they find strength to move past this. Its so sad. And even more sad that yet another person is lost to drugs. What a shame. I wish the world would wake up. And see what it dose not just to the Users but to the people who love the drug user.
Rest in peace DJ AM.
Pittsburgh PA shows you and your family Much love.

Anonymous August 29, 2009, 9:41 AM

wow.i just cant believe he died.i mean i knew he did drugs and everything.but the last time i seen him was when he was with Mandy Moore.say story.wow!


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