There were roughly 400 people in attendance. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home/51398933-76/starr-roddan-gunn-band.html.csp. The police have not got any details about Alice in Chains star sudden demise. Cause of death has not yet been released. Mike passed away on March 8, 2011 at the age of 44 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. You can buy advertising on Gear Live through our advertising partner Federated Media. Mike Starr, former bassist for Alice in Chains and 2009 "Celebrity Rehab" alum, was found dead at the age of 44 Tuesday afternoon at his Salt Lake City home. The ex-Alice in Chains bassist will still have two memorial services to honor his memory. Tweet. The roommate said Starr was still working toward sobriety following his Celebrity Rehab and Sober House stints, but on Monday night he was “mixing” his medications. Police reported Starr’s body found during a check of a residence midday. He was charged by police with a third-degree felony and one class B misdemeanor count of possession or use of a controlled substance. Explore Mike Starr's biography, personal life, family and cause of death. Michael Christopher “Mike” Starr was the original bassist in Alice in Chains. Mike Starr’s funeral has been delayed by the medical examiner who is still determining the reality star’s official cause of death. Discover the real story, facts, and details of Mike Starr. Former Alice In Chains bassist Mike Starr was found dead in Salt Lake City this afternoon, Sgt. "><\/script>'); Check out the Gear Live Touls that let you integrate Gear Live into your site. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Once the official cause of death has been released, we’ll let you know. Mike Starr’s roommate, who was not identified by name during his TMZ interview, says that the reality star was taking methadone and anxiety medication just before he died on Tuesday, a combination which may have been lethal. var ord = window.ord || Math.floor(Math.random() * 1e16); Obituaries, (Learn how and when to remove these template messages) This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Starr was featured in the third season of the VH1 reality television series Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew in 2010, which documented his treatment for methadone addiction beginning in August 2009 at the Pasadena Recovery Center. I was wondering if any one heard whether or not they came out with an official cause of death for Mike Starr (former bass player of Alice In Chains)? and Korn. Alice in Chains bass player Mike Starr was "mixing" methadone and anxiety medication hours before he died ... this according to Mike's roommate. Mike Starr Death. Local news first broke the Starr’s death Tuesday. This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2011, and information in the article may be outdated. Mike Starr had addiction problems, but was on the road to recovery and didn't commit suicide, two of his friends said Wednesday, the day after the former Alice in Chains bassist was found dead in a Salt Lake City house. Morgan Dr. Drew Pinskyhas said that Starr's death was t… "I don't think this was a suicide," said Brett Gunn of Salt Lake City, Starr's Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor. But both Roddan and Gunn said they believe the death was caused by Starr using both methadone and other prescription drugs. In Mike Starr's pockets, police said they found Valium, Xanax, and Celexa. Mike Starr passed away. Mike's cause of death was drug related. Mike Starr. New! document.write('