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Pill Bottles, Crack Pipe Found Near DJ AM's Body

8/28/2009 8:46 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

DJ AMSources tell TMZ prescription pill bottles were found near DJ AM's body this afternoon.

We're told his body was found at around 5 PM at his apartment in New York City -- he was shirtless and wearing sweatpants. He was face down.

UPDATE 10:33 PM ET: Crime scene investigators just entered the apartment with evidence bags.

UPDATE 9:15 PM ET: Law enforcement sources say the call came in at 5:24 PM -- the FDNY responded at 5:27 PM. We're told DJ AM was pronounced dead on the scene at 6:00 PM.

UPDATE 8:35 PM ET: A law enforcement source on scene tells TMZ a glass "crack pipe" was found in his bedroom. The pill bottles were found in the kitchen.

UPDATE 8:10 PM ET: Sources say a pipe commonly used to smoke drugs was also found inside the bedroom.

UPDATE 7:51 PM ET: We're told his body has not been removed from the apartment.

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Why do you care?    

OMG! Really? I thought this guy was normal-ish................

1831 days ago
2.

T JAM    

AFTER THAT PLANE CRASH LAST YEAR ,I WOULD BE MORE SUPRISED IF THERE WERE NONE ( PRESCRPTION ) ,,COME ON THAT WAS DEVESTATING ,,

1831 days ago
3.

cilla78    

What is wrong with these people?

1831 days ago
4.

.:Loki 4Ever:.    

Great.. Now MORE doctors to investigate.. this will go on forever... PEOPLE, STOP ABUSING PAIN KILLERS!

1831 days ago
5.

puffinstuff    

RIP, DJ AM!
I really hope you weren't the cause of your own death because you were given a second chance.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_M9SizIzpQg

1831 days ago
6.

fred norris    

ahhh whaaa I'm dead....

1831 days ago
7.

Mrs Joe Jackson    

Where they MJ's?

1831 days ago
8.

Why do you care?    

And I am first for a death? Not a good sign...........

1831 days ago
9.

YEVNBOTHR    

Come on. If at first you don't succeed...try try again.
God must have wanted him to come the first time!

1831 days ago
10.

maria b/k/a gypsy    

Total disrespect to whoever his higher power is and saved his ass. I know taking prescription drugs is catchy, but come on now...you should know how to dose yourself by now. INGRATE

1831 days ago
11.

LakersFan    

Geeeeez...drugs. I'm sick of hearing about people dying from drugs! This stuff needs to stop.

1831 days ago
12.

peeandlee    

he was in a near death plane crash last year...of course he is going to have prescription meds? give him a break! rest in peace

1831 days ago
13.

KKK    

OH MY GOD. I just cant believe this.. How sad. After he survived that plane crash and now this.. Unreal.

1831 days ago
14.

Lindsay    

my heart goes out to his family and friends...

he helped so many teens with drug addiction...

i guess the crash had a much more profound effect on him than we thought...

MAY HE REST IN PEACE....

WE LOVED U MAN!

1831 days ago
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deez s    

wow this suprised me reminds me of final destination to survive the plane crash and die not long after so sad such a talent it seems that this happens more and more lately

1831 days ago
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