The celebrity disc jockey and Los Angeles club owner known as DJ AM was found dead in a New York City apartment Friday afternoon, his publicist Jenni Weinman said in a statement.
“The circumstances surrounding his death are unclear. Out of respect for his family and loved ones, please respect their privacy at this time,” the statement said.
A New York law enforcement official told the Associated Press that drug paraphernalia was found at the apartment, but there was no sign of foul play. [LA Times]
In September of 2008, DJ AM and Travis Barker of the band Blink-182 survived a deadly plane crash.