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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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46.

Heather    

The struggle of knowing you survived when others died after that awful crash must have been unbearable. Thoughts and prayers to the family on such a great loss.

1791 days ago
47.

ROBIN BURD    

OMG. I'm still waiting for someone to go down down for MJS death.And,now we have yet another young talented man who's gone too soon by yet another "DR" who kills his patient.If I had given one of my patients half the crap MJ got the night he got before the "big Bomb",I'd be buried in Harris County Jail still in Houston.No doubt DJ Adam had a "DR" like "dr" Murray. When will these "DRS" start getting charged for manslaughter/murder? Rest in piece DJ AM.Robin Burd

1791 days ago
48.

ddberry    

It's just a stunt, "The Final Destination" in 3D opened today. I'll be he was in apartment 180

1791 days ago
49.

PatinNJ    

There's a rumor that it might have been suffocation - LiLo sitting on his face and grinding while wearing pantyhose.

No , wait, she'd never do that.

Wear pantyhose, that is.

1791 days ago
50.

AMFan    

Too bad......I'm sure sick of people dying of Prescription Drugs... Would have been better off doing Coke..

1791 days ago
51.

so sad    

wasn't he meth addict?

1791 days ago
52.

kitty    

DJ Am Gets Intervention-Style MTV Reality Show

17 April 2009 4:54 AM, PDT | icelebz.com | See recent iCelebz news »

DJ Am is headlining his own reality show from MTV. The new unscripted series will feature an intervention-style format.

As per the Hollywood Reporter, the show's tentative title is "Gone Too Far." It will chronicle tough-love interventions led by an addiction specialist for young people whose lives have become out of control because of substance dependency. DJ Am will be present throughout the process.

DJ - real name Adam Michael Goldstein - had battled his own drug demons before. He had revealed that he was abused by his father and had attempted suicide. Last year, he survived a plane crash.

1791 days ago
53.

somegirlonttmz    

surviving a pln crash n dyin a year latr? sounds like sum final destination ish to me..

1791 days ago
54.

Kelly    

Wow!! So Sad! Another One is gone. Something needs to start happening with these Doctors and their giving out prescriptions like Candy!

1791 days ago
55.

shizzle    

Escaping death once, but if it's your time to go u can't hide.I hear FINAL DESTISNATION opens this weekend. He seemed like a positive person, with a great respect and love for music. Nobody knows when their time is up, so better live like there's no tomorrow, because tomorrow is not guarnteed.

1791 days ago
56.

Blake    

Don't know if it's been pointed out, I've read he hadn't been heard from for a few days and his last twitter post confirms that, three days ago, but what it says is somewhat interesting. He wrote:

"NEW YORK, NEW YORK. BIG CITY OF DREAMS, BUT EVERYTHING IN NEW YORK AINT ALWAYS WHAT IT SEEMS."

Don't know if it means anything significant, but it's out there.

1791 days ago
57.

John    

Is it really that difficult to follow the directions on the bottle??

1791 days ago
58.

STFU TMZ YOU ARE IDIOTS    

46, no it wouldn't help at all i'm sure. But i'm sure he got his scripts in hollywood still....he lived there and probably brought them to NY. My statement was stupid true, but i still would bet he saw the dr in hollywood and got his meds there . My thought though was that HOllywood seems corrupt and more people seem to be able to be bought there than anywhere but yeah it wouldn't make a difference, star struck people and money hungry people would still help them get their drugs somewhere else.

1791 days ago
59.

zero    

I'm glad all of you who are judging know just what it's like to be burned in a plane crash, and of course none of you would ever become dependent on medication if that was the case.

I bet none of you ever smoked a cigarette or drank a 6 pack after work, either.

1791 days ago
60.

shizzle    

He actually dj'd at LAX @ Luxor.

1791 days ago
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