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Warrant Singer Jani Lane Found Dead

Warrant Singer Jani Lane Found Dead

Originally posted 08/12/2011 07:30AM

Jani Lane, former lead singer of the '80s glam metal group Warrant, was found dead in a Southern California motel Thursday night, according to reports. He was 47.

No cause of death has been announced. Lane's body was found at the Comfort Inn in Woodland Hills, reports TMZ.com.

"We'd like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Jani Lane regarding their loss," longtime friend Bret Michaels Tweeted Thursday night. "Respectfully, Bret and all at MEGI."

Mötley Crüe's Nikki Sixx added: "I just heard the sad news about Janie Lane. So hard to swallow when people have kids. RIP."

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