Oil and Gas Tycoon T. Boone Pickens Grandson Dies of a Heroin Overdose

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

The elder Pickens has a net worth of over $1.2 billion.  See Photos Next Page

 

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