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DJ AM Dead

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Adam Goldstein, better known as DJ AM, was found dead in New York City today around 2 p.m. local time. Apparently, he hadn't been seen for days until friends contacted authorities who broke down the door to his apartment. "Sources said drug paraphernalia was found in the apartment and cops are looking into whether it was an overdose," said the New York Post. Less than a year ago, Goldstein survived a plane crash that killed four people, and critically injured him and Blink-182's Travis Barker. He was also known for his relationships with Nicole Richie and Mandy Moore. His final tweet was a "New York, New York" lyric from Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five: "New york, new york. Big city of dreams, but everything in new york aint always what it seems." [Update: Ironically, MTV hadordered a show where AM would help families stage interventions on their drug-addicted loved ones.]

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