Death of Layne Staley: Age, Cause of Death, Date of Death, What Really Happened!

Death of Layne Staley

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Biography - A Short Wiki

Singer for the grunge band Alice in Chains who died at thirty-four of a drug overdose. He was also a member of Mad Season, a Seattle-based supergroup.

He was born to parents Phil Staley and Nancy Staley who split up when he was seven years old.

How did Layne Staley die?

Rock Singer Layne Staley died in 2002, 34 years old. The cause of death was Speedball.

Information about the death of Layne Staley
Cause of deathSpeedball
Age of death34 years
ProfessionRock Singer
BirthdayAugust 22, 1967
Death dateApril 5, 2002
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


Drugs are not the way to the light. They won’t lead to a fairy-tale life, they lead to suffering.

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I don’t think any drug that can cause brain damage, failing kidneys, hardening arteries, pain, and suffering should be made available.

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Kurt and I weren’t the closest of friends, but I knew him well enough to be devastated by his death. For such a quiet person, he was so excited about having a child.

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Music is the doorway that has led me to drawing, photography, and writing.

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We try to be real nice and friendly to people, but sometimes they take advantage of that.

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