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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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106.

Spoiled    

This is so sad, but it is scary at the same time. It instantly reminded me of 'Final Destination'.

1781 days ago
107.

Sandy    

This guy got his "fame" by being a hanger on to many of the other famous junkies and sluts of Hollywood. If he was smart, he would have stayed clean and tried to make a profit off the losers he hung around. But he got swept up in the illusion of Hollywood. I feel bad for his nice Jewish family the shame they must feel from all of this. And who's this American Apparel model who dumped him? Another Jasmine Fiore like whore trying to get a free ride. Why don't these people get a real life - get a college education and a real job. Maybe being an entertainment manager to these coked up dopes and the beneficiary on their life insurance policies!

1781 days ago
108.

moveover    

Harry ... the real "Loser of the year" award goes to the person who spells the word "loser" .... "LOOSER"!

1781 days ago
109.

jcrack    

I heard on the radio around 8:30ish no lie that TMZ reported police found what was believed drug paraphanalia, used condoms, anal lube and gay porn by his body. Anyone else hear that? Not trying to be funny just wondering if I'm the only one who heard it.

1781 days ago
110.

Peter    

1781 days ago
111.

SweetAddeline    

29. Serious.... Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett, Michael Jackson, Billy Mays,Jasmine Fiore, Oscar Mayer Jr, John Hughes, Eunice Shriver, Ted Kennedy, Walter Cronkite, Steve McNair, David Carridine, Dominique Dunne and now HIM!!!!

ALSO THOSE OF JUST THE PEOPLE THAT DIED THIS SUMMER NOT THE WHOLE 2009 YEAR......

2009 IS NOT A GOOD YEAR AT ALL


Posted at 8:01PM on Aug 28th 2009 by MillerDorothy2

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I agree..... I, myself, have already lost three family members this year as well. It's a sad year full of death.

Condolences to his family.

1781 days ago
112.

Lori in Chicago    

I don't really know who this guy is but it is sad because he is so young? All of this Hollywood tragedy going on! It's like Hollywood people cannot handle life because everything is given to them. Then when something doesn't go their way, they emotionally collapse. Hollywood people have the most to live for, money, fame, etc., yet they are the most tragic.... it's almost like a curse......... It always seems like large amounts of money are tied to a tragedy...

1781 days ago
113.

tommyr    

Another drug addict gone. YAY! The dumbass beats the odds then kills himself. What a douche. No tears here.....

1781 days ago
114.

dr fred    

since when do doctors prescribe crack pipes??

he was only minor injuries from plane crash, a year later no reason to take meds. he survived plane crash , he should've been grateful

1781 days ago
115.

mimi    

WTF people have no respect,let's see hwat happens before u start labeling him a junkie

this is different from the MJ case. michael's case is he was killed by his doctor giving him ish he new he shouldn't, he wasn't a junkie he wanted SLEEP and trusted a doctor who said he'd be fine.

1781 days ago
116.

just sad    

so sad. another death. another day. i knew Ryan. I felt connected to am. micheal defined my childhood. my dad is gone. we don't ever know when and we don't ever now how. goodbye. i hope that one day this will all be redeeemed. understood. I can't handle death. anymore.

1781 days ago
117.

ex lax    

I had a major back surgery but I didn't use my prescription pain medications with a crack pipe!

1781 days ago
118.

meecha at penn state    

Live by the hype and die by the pipe...que cliche

1781 days ago
119.

janalal4    

This is sad. Another one. Maybe people can lay off Michael Jackson's ass for awhile about the drugs. I guess it can happen to anyone!

1781 days ago
120.

why?    

OH GOD I CAN NOT BELIEVE THIS, THIS JUST TOTALLY SUCKS. ADAM WAS A FANTASTIC PERSON. MY HEART IS ACHING.

1781 days ago
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