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Socialite Casey Johnson, girlfriend of Tila Tequila, dies in Los Angeles


Johnson & Johnson heiress Casey Johnson, the girlfriend of bisexual reality TV starlet Tila Tequila died at her home in Los Angeles, the police said on Monday. She was 30. 

casey“Our officers conducted a preliminary investigation which appears to be an apparent natural death,” said Los Angeles Police Department Officer Sara Faden. “There was no evidence of any foul play and the case is now being handled by the coroner’s, pending a toxicology report.”

The great-great granddaughter of Johnson & Johnson co-founder Robert Wood Johnson suffered from diabetes. The socialite was credited as a co-writer of her parents’ 1992 book “Managing Your Child’s Diabetes.” Her father, Robert “Woody” Johnson, owns the New York Jets football team.

Johnson moved in the same social circles as lifelong family friend Paris Hilton, and had her fair share of moments in the tabloid spotlight, including an arrest for alleged theft last November. She adopted a daughter from Kazakhstan, and wrote Twitter messages referring to Tila Tequila as her fiancée. She said they planned to buy a house together in January. Tila Tequila took to Twitter to eulogize her girlfriend, saying: “I love u so so much and we will Marry when I see U in Heaven my Wifey.”

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