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Claim: Drummer Travis Barker was found dead in his garage in November 2007.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, November 2007]
Origins: This item about the death of drummer Travis Barker, best known for his stint with the group blink-182 (and currently +44) first hit our inbox on
Although the supposed news report reproduced above (spread via MySpace) claims Barker was found dead in his garage, there has been no public announcement or media mention of his having passed away, and a representative from the group's label has disclaimed the rumor.
Last updated: 17 November 2007
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