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Micheal Johns of American Idol Fame Found Dead

Singer dies of complications form ankle injury.

(SNN) - “American Idol” season seven finalist Micheal Johns died Saturday as a result of a blood clot from an ankle injury sustained early in the week. It has been reported he had seen a doctor on Thursday after complaining of pain in his ankle from swelling and bruising. The pain had made  its way up to his leg. Not finding any problems, Johns was cleared to go home.

Johns' body was found on the couch unresponsive. When paramedics arrived, he had already passed away. Micheal Johns was only 35 years old.

The injury that had caused his death was reported as a sprain caused when he twisted his ankle earlier in the week. Micheal had been complaining of great pain as a result.

Johns had placed 8th in Season 7 of American Idol. After the show he continued to record music, including singing with Canadian singer and producer David Foster. Johns recorded his last album an EP titled "Love & Sex" in 2012.

Married to to Stacey Vuduris a year before his appearance on American Idol, Johns was active in charity fundraising and had garnered great admiration from a growing fan base. 

Photo (cropped): "Michael Johns at the American Idol, Season 7, Top 12 after party" by Brian Barney and provided to the Public Domain from Wikimedia Commons. The original image can be found here.

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