44 year old music manager Chris Lighty committed suicide in his Bronx apartment. He was was a longtime manager of 50 Cent, Diddy, Ja Rule and Mariah Carey.
Law enforcement sources said Lighty — who divorced his wife last year — may have been dealing with financial struggles, including owing about $5 million to the IRS.
Chris Lighty was founder of Violator Management, merged with another talent company to form Primary Violator around the time his divorce.
Its really a shame.. Artists have been tweeted their condolences since the news broke. Celebritynetworth had him valued at $30 million.
It’s very sad he couldn’t overcome his demons in life. He leaves behind 5 loving children.