Son of Clippers Owner Found Dead; Drugs Suspected
Coroner says death likely result of overdose
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jan 2, 2013 10:37 AM CST
The Los Angeles Clippers logo is displayed at a press conference in this file photo.   (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

(Newser) – The son of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been found dead of a possible drug overdose in Malibu. The LA county coroner says 32-year-old Scott Ashley Sterling was found dead shortly after 11:30pm last night at a home on the Pacific Coast Highway. The death appears to be accidental and it's being investigated as a possible drug overdose. An autopsy will determine the exact cause of death. Messages left for Sterling and a Clippers representative weren't immediately returned.

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metalkiwis
Jan 3, 2013 6:21 PM CST
What a shock. Some piece of shit raised by another piece of shit died of an overdose. Good riddance. Hopefully his awful father will be so stricken with grief he kills himself.
apocalypso
Jan 3, 2013 1:04 AM CST
LOL, good for him. He died doing what he loved. As to all the boo-hooing and sympathy for "those left behind", I am sure his millionaire family just pocketed a cool few more million on the life insurance policy, so good for them too! Everybody wins! oh, sorry, I mean "booo-hooo hoo, I have so much overflowing love for wealthy strangers!" :(
Doublewhiskeycoke
Jan 2, 2013 4:01 PM CST
"In 1999, Scott Sterling, then 19, was arrested for shooting his friend with a shotgun. Beverly Hills police said Philip Scheid was shot in the legs during an argument at Donald Sterling's mansion. Scheid said he was shot from behind while running away. Sterling said he fired in self-defense after Scheid approached him with a knife. The county district attorney's office declined to file criminal charges, citing credibility problems with the victim. Scott Sterling's father is a multimillionaire, a philanthropist and owner of a basketball team"- ESPN Helps to have a multimillionaire dad if you want to act like a spoiled brat/criminal and get away with it. http://www.sbnation.com/nba/2013/1/2/3827396/donald-sterling-son-clippers-shooting-jail