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Music Mogul, Chris Lighty Commits Apparent Suicide -- Celebs React

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Big time Hip-Hop manager of 50 Cent, Mariah Carey, Diddy and others has sudden death...

44 year old, Chris Lighty of Violator Management was found shot dead in his own backyard in the Bronx, in what police are calling a apparent suicide... with a shot to his head.

According to law enforcement, 44-year-old Lighty's body was found by police around 11:30 AM in the backyard of his Bronx apartment. Lighty was pronounced dead on the scene, where a semi-automatic firearm was recovered.

Some sources say it was because of an argument with his ex-wife but others say it was because he was currently in dept to the IRS for $5 million.

Story is still developing....

After the shocking news, lots of celebs and fellow music friends and moguls left their thoughts via Twitter...

Mariah Carey:
Love & heartfelt prayers go out to Chris Lighty's family & all of us whose lives he touched. Words cannot express the sadness we share today

R.I.P. Chris Lighty. He Was A Dear Friend Of Mine And I Still Can't Believe It.

Mary J. Blige:
U never know what can send a person over the edge or make them want 2 keep living. take it easy on people. We are so fragile.

Former Violator rapper, Rah Digga:
Chris Lighty was everything to me in my Flipmode years. So busy rescuing others sorry we couldn't rescue you. You will be missed brother...

Trey Songz:
Thankful. Life is precious, far too precious for time to be wasted on hatred. Spread love!!! You never know what's to come...

Chris Lighty's last tweets him self was,

Life is about perspective. It's not what you see, but how you see it. What you see is what you get.

UPDATES: After completing an autopsy, the New York Medical Examiner's office confirmed on Friday that Lighty died from a self-inflicted wound.

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