Death of DJ AM

March 30, 1973 - August 28, 2009
New York, New York | Age 36

Sought-after disc jockey dies in Manhattan
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By COLLEEN LONG and NEKESA MUMBI MOODY, Associated Press Writers

NEW YORK -- DJ AM, the sought-after disc jockey who became a celebrity in his own right with high-profile romances and a glamorous lifestyle and survived a plane crash just months ago, was found dead in his apartment Friday. He had a history of drug problems.

Police found a crack pipe and prescription pills in the Manhattan apartment, said a law enforcement official, who spoke to The Associated Press on...

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