NY Daily News Releases Details About Chris Lighty’s Death


| August 30, 2012 - 7:13 pm

The sudden death of influential hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty continues to be a mystery.

Earlier today, New York Daily News released several details obtained about Lighty’s sudden passing.

NY Daily News Reports:
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.

Stay tuned for more on this breaking story.