Hip Hop Manager Chris Lighty Found Dead Of Apparent Suicide! (Manager of 50 Cent, Diddy, Mariah Carey + More) [R.I.P]
Published on August 30, 2012
Hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty died Thursday morning after apparently shooting himself in the head in his Bronx apartment, sources told the Daily News.
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.