Layne Staley

 

 

Age: 34

 

Summary: lead singer of the grunge band Alice in Chains, in which the group was one of the first grunge bands to emerge from Seattle and has inspired scores of copycat bands.

 

 

Cause of Death: Massive drug overdose

 

Born: August 22, 1967

 

Died: April 5, 2002

 

Location: Seattle, Washington