R.I.P. Mike Starr, Alice And Chains Bassist Dead At 44

- By Bossip Staff

Former Alice in Chains bassist Mike Starr died in Utah … TMZ has learned. Starr appeared on the third season of “Celebrity Rehab” back in 2009 — and was arrested last month for felony possession of a controlled substance. Salt Lake City cops say he had 6 Xanax pills and 6 Opana (painkiller) pills when he was busted.

Starr was 44 years old. Mike’s dad tells TMZ, “It’s a terrible shock and tragedy.”

UPDATE: Police tell us Starr’s body was found in a Salt Lake City home today. Cops say they were called to the house at 1:42PM.


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