Michael Johns dies: ‘American Idol’ finalist dead at 35

Michael Johns dies at 35.
Michael Johns dies at 35. (Fox)

Michael Johns has died. The former “American Idol” finalist shocking passed away at age 35 on Saturday. No official cause of death has been given.

Michael Johns dies at age 35

According to Yahoo! Johns may have died from a blood clot that is suspected to have originated in his ankle.

Michael Johns death has shocked many fans who watched the singer finish eighth during season seven of “American Idol.”

Michael Johns dies: Blood clot to blame?

“Michael Johns was an incredible talent and we are deeply saddened by the news of his passing,” said a statement from the Fox network and American Idol on the program’s official Facebook page. “He was a part of our American Idol family and he will be truly missed.”

More details on Michael Johns death are expected in the near future. Meanwhile, fans have expressed their sympathy online via Twitter and Facebook.

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