Thomas Boone Pickens IV, a student at Texas Christian University and 21-year-old grandson of wealthy oil and gas titan T. Boone Pickens died today from a suspected drug overdose.
A witnesses told police that Pickens injected heroin and took the prescription pill Xanax in the hours before his death.
He was rushed to a hospital from his off-campus apartment today. He was soon declared dead. ‘We are deeply saddened by the loss of this member of our community,’ a school official said in the statement.
Pickens was a junior at Texas Christian University, where he was majoring in strategic communication