Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Alice In Chains issue statement on passing of Mike Starr

Alice In Chains have issued the following brief statement regarding the death of former bassist Mike Starr, who died at the age of 44 in Salt Lake City, Utah on Tuesday afternoon.

"Jerry (Cantrell) and Sean (Kinney) are mourning the loss of their friend and ask that the media respect their privacy - and the privacy of the Starr family - during this difficult time. Their thoughts and prayers are with the Starr family."

No foul play is suspected in Starr’s passing; an autopsy is expected to provide some answers regarding the exact cause of death.

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Former Alice In Chains bassist Mike Starr found dead