Hip-hop mogul Chris Lightly dead of apparent suicide! Chris Lightly, manager of such superstar icons as 50 Cent, Mariah Carey and Diddy, was found dead at his New York apartment on Thursday morning. Chris Lightly died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot after a fight with his estranged wife, Veronica.
Chris Lightly, 44, was found dead at his Bronx apartment Thursday morning just after 11:30 AM, according to police reports. He had reportedly been arguing with his estranged wife, Veronica, just a short time before his death. Lightly was discovered lying face up with a .9-mm handgun beside his body.