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Singer Aaron Carter dies at 34

Aaron Carter, best known for several hits in the 2000s including “I Want Candy,” has died, his manager told CBS News on Saturday. The singer was 34 years old.

“We are deeply saddened and shocked to confirm the passing of Aaron Carter today,” Roger Paul said in a statement. “At the moment the cause of his death is being investigated. We want you to give time to the family and they will have more information when it becomes available. We cannot express the love that is to come.”

Aaron Carter in Concert - New York, NY
A general view of the atmosphere at the Lane Bryant 34th Street Flagship Store opening and ribbon cutting on March 1, 2013 in New York City.

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A representative for his older brother Nick Carter also confirmed his death.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said it received a call about a death at a home in Lancaster, California, just before 11 a.m. Saturday. One person was declared brought dead at the scene. The Sheriff’s Department said officers were investigating.

In addition to releasing four albums, Carter appeared on Nickelodeon, and briefly toured with the boyband The Backstreet Boys. His elder brother was a member of that group.

She made her acting debut during a guest appearance on Disney Channel’s “Lizzie McGuire”.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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