While the cause and time of Casey Johnson‘s death have yet to be officially revealed, TMZ says law officials believe the heiress had been dead for several days before her body was discovered Monday morning. Fiancee Tila Tequila reportedly last saw Johnson on New Year’s Eve. “This is a very heartbreaking time for me. I just want some privacy as I deal with the loss of my Fiance Casey Johnson,” tweeted Tila. “[My] heart is shredded.” TMZ also claims Johnson had a history of diabetic comas, and insulin needles were found in her home by police.
Celebrity friends have come forward to pay their respects, including Lindsay Lohan (“you are in our hearts CJ”), Samantha Ronson (“R.I.P. Casey Johnson—so sick of those three letters”) and lifetime friend Paris Hilton, whose parents were friends with Johnson’s. “I am devastated to hear this news,” she told Life & Style Magazine. “I’ve known Casey since I was a baby. She had a big heart and she was a good friend. I feel so sad, I don’t want to believe it. My condolences go out to her family and loved ones.”
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