Ex Alice in Chains Bassist Mike Starr Dead at 44

He was arrested last month on drug charges

By Jojo,  Newser User

Posted Mar 8, 2011 6:04 PM CST | Promoted on Newser Mar 8, 2011 6:56 PM CST

(User Submitted) – Mike Starr, the former bassist for Alice in Chains who was on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew in 2009, was found dead today in a Salt Lake City home, reports TMZ. Starr, 44, was arrested last month on felony drug charges. No cause of death has been released yet, but police don't suspect foul play, notes the Salt Lake Tribune.

A screen grab off YouTube of Mike Starr.
A screen grab off YouTube of Mike Starr.   (YouTube)
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