Convicted awesome Michael Alig has actually passed away at the age of 54, E! News can verify.

According to the New York Police Department, police reacted to a 9-1-1 contact West 159th on Dec. 25, where they discovered Alig subconscious as well as less competent. EMS got here quickly after, as well as obvious Alig dead, per the authorities record. Although it’s uncertain what created his fatality, NBC New York states he died as a result of a believed overdose. Per authorities, a reason of fatality has yet to be figured out as well as the examination is still continuous.

In the ’90s, Alig, a marketer, co-founded the “Club Kids,” a team of partygoers that ended up being well-known in the New York City club scene. He ended up being a tabloid component for tossing celebrations in addition to for his staged outfits as well as substance abuse. However, in 1997, points took a dark turn when he as well as good friend Robert “Freeze” Riggs begged guilty to eliminating their pusher as well as good friend Andre “Angel” Melendez. Riggs as well as Alig, that declared they were high up on medicines at the time of the murder, supposedly maintained Melendez’s body in their home for a week—as well as also had celebrations at their house with his body in the bathtub—prior to severing his body as well as disposing it in the Hudson River.