Chris Lighty Found Dead In His Apartment

blame it on Shake August 30, 2012

According to the New York Daily News, Hip Hop mogul Chris Lighty was found dead in his apartment from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot to the head.

Lighty, 44 — a longtime manager of 50 Cent, Diddy, Ja Rule and Mariah Carey — was found dead inside his South Riverdale apartment about 11:30 a.m., police sources said.
It appeared he died from a bullet to his head, sources said. A gun was recovered next to his body.

Law enforcement sources said Lighty — who divorced his wife, Veronica, last year — may have been dealing with financial struggles, including owing about $5 million to the IRS.

Our condolences to the friends and family of Chris Lighty.