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    Thu, 02 Feb 2012 10:09:24

    Leslie Carter, Sister of Backstreet Boy Nick Carter and Singer Aaron Carter Dies - She was just 25

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    Leslie Carter, the sister of Backstreet Boys star Nick Carter and his singer brother Aaron Carter has died at 25.

    Leslie Carter, who was an aspiring singer, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, in New York. She was married and the mother of an infant daughter.

    A spokesperson for the Carter family issued a statement to Access Hollywood, saying, "Our family is grieving right now and it's a private matter. We are deeply saddened for the loss of our beloved sister, daughter, and granddaughter, Leslie Carter. We request the utmost privacy during this difficult time."

    The cause of death was not revealed by the family with the statement. However, rumors of an addiction to prescription drugs and subsequent overdose have quickly circulated.

    Leslie had a single, "Like Wow!," on the 2001 Shrek soundtrack.

    R.I.P. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family.

    Were you familiar with Leslie Carter?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    02.02.12



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