Mike Starr's Friends Refute Suicide Rumors

12/13/2011
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The sad death of former Alice in Chains star Mike Starr led to speculation that he commited suicide. When his friends spoke out against that talke that became the no 10 story in our top 11 rumors of 11 countdown. Here it is:

(Rock News Desk) Friends of former Alice in Chains bassist Mike Starr have refuted the suggestion he killed himself saying that he was making big plans for the future.

Starr, 44, was found dead on Tuesday after mixing methadone with an anti-anxiety drug, three weeks after having been arrested in possession of prescription pills for which he had no prescription. The mixture can stop the breathing reflex and that's what's believed to have killed Starr. But his associates insist it was accidental, and he didn't plan to end his life.

Brett Gunn, a bandmate and Starr's sponsor on the Alcoholics Anonymous programme, tells the Salt Lake Tribune: "I don't think it was suicide. We had a lot of plans. more on this story

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