Sunday, July 26, 2009

Idol auditioner Alexis Cohen aka "Glitter Girl" found dead.

American Idol Season 7 and 8 auditioner Alexis Cohen aka Glitter Girl, was found dead at the age of 25 in Seaside Heights, NJ.

She was most recently seen at the Boston, MA auditions for American Idol's 9th season. And just yesterday she posted a video of her stand up comedy rehearsal on her myspace.

And here is her first audition from Season 7.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Edit: It was reported yesterday that Alexis was struck and killed by a possible drunk driver.
First aid workers took her to Community Medical Center in Tom's River, where she was pronounced dead at 6:35 a.m., he says.
An autopsy performed Saturday afternoon by the office of the Ocean County Medical Examiner found multiple traumatic chest and abdominal injuries, and a closed head injury, Mohel says.
"There was evidence that her body was impacted by a vehicle," he says, noting the death is classified as a homicide, People Magazine reports.
Meanwhile Police arrested a 23-year-old Toms River man in connection with the death of "American Idol".
Daniel Bark was arrested at 6 p.m. Sunday in Atlantic Highlands on charges of causing Cohen's death by reckless driving and then leaving the scene of the collision.
If convicted, Bark could serve 10 to 15 years. Bark is being held in the Ocean County Jail in Toms River in lieu of $35,000 bail, Asbury Park Press reports. [source]