DJ AM dies
DJ AM, known as one of Hollywood’s most celebrated DJs, died today in NYC. Most people will remember him as Nicole Ritchie’s ex-boyfriend. Born Adam Goldstein in Philadephia, PA, AM also worked with the likes of Crazy Town and Madonna. He’s also famous for surviving a plane crash with Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker.
Goldstein was found dead at his New York City apartment at around 5:20 p.m. on Friday, August 28, 2009. He was 36 years old. Friends called the police, who along with paramedics broke into the apartment and found Goldstein’s body. Sources say the cause of death may have been accidental drug overdose. Statements by a New York law enforcement official to the Associated Press indicate that drug paraphernalia was found in the apartment, but no signs of foul play.