R.I.P. Alice In Chains Bassist Mike Starr, Dead At 44
TMZ is reporting that Celebrity Rehab star and former [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Alice In Chains[/lastfm] bassist [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Mike Starr[/lastfm] has been found dead in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was 44 years old.
Dr. Drew, who treated Starr for heroin addiction on season 3 of Celebrity Rehab, tweeted this following the announcement:
Devastating to hear of Mike Starr succumbing to his illness. So very sad. Our prayers are with his family—
Dr. Drew (@drdrew) March 08, 2011
Starr had recently been picked up in Salt Lake City for felony possession of painkillers.