Michael Christopher "Mike" Starr (April 4, 1966 – March 8, 2011), was an American musician, best known as the original bassist in Alice in Chains, with whom he served from their formation in 1987 to 1993.
On 18 February, 2011, Starr was arrested and booked on suspicion of felony possession of a controlled substance in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Death of Mike Starr
Mike Starr was found dead on March 8, 2011 in a residence in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Cause of death has not yet been released
* Former singer of Alice in Chains, Layne Staley died in spring 2002 after overdosing on a mixture of heroin and cocaine