Thomas Boone Pickens IV, Grandson of Oilman T. Boone Pickens, Dies at 21

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Thomas Boone Pickens IV, the grandson of oilman T. Boone Pickens, has died. Pickens IV was a junior at Texas Christian University.

The university released a statement Tuesday, saying, “We are deeply saddened by the loss of this member of our community and our hearts and thoughts are with Ty’s family at this time,” said Cavins Tull, TCU vice chancellor for student affairs. “Staff members are available if students need to speak with someone about this sad news.”

Thomas Boone Pickens IV reportedly died from a suspected heroin overdose. He reportedly took Xanax and injected heroin,’ NBC Dallas reports.

 Thomas Boone Pickens IV, Grandson of Oilman T. Boone Pickens, Dies at 21
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