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30-Sep-2009  
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Celebrity DJ Adam Goldstein aka DJ AM died of an accidental overdose according to the New York City medical examiner's office.

A toxicology report shows Goldstein had a lethal cocktail of prescription drugs and cocaine in his system. The cause of death has been given as acute intoxication due to the combined effects the drugs.

The 36-year-old Hollywood DJ, who once dated Nicole Richie, was found dead in his New York apartment on August 28. Goldstein spoke openly about his previous drug addictions and had recently filmed a reality TV show for MTV which aimed at helping drug users.

The celebrity DJ cheated death last year when he survived a plane crash alongside close friend and DJ partner Travis Barker from Blink 182. Four of their friends were killed in the accident. DJ AM played at Hollywood clubs, parties and festivals and was also well known for his private life.

He had often appeared in celebrity magazines as he had dated reality star Nicole Richie, daughter of Lionel Richie, and actress and singer Mandy Moore.

 
 
 
Source: BBC
 
 

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