American Idol’s Michael Johns Death: The Sad 911 Call

American Idol season 7 finalist Michael Johns was already dead when his body was discovered by a friend on August 1, according to a just released 911 call. In the very sad audio of the call, Michael’s friend cries with grief at finding him not breathing or moving.

American Idol finalist Michael Johns (FOX)
American Idol finalist Michael Johns (FOX)

American Idol fans of season 7 finalist Michael Johns have been rocked by the young singer’s death at 35. So far the official cause of death has not yet been determined, although there has been some speculation an ankle injury may have led to a blood clot. More recent rumors have emerged that alcohol may have been involved in his death, but his family and friends have strongly disputed such claims.

In the call to 911 made by an unidentified friend, it is obvious that Michael Johns had already passed away when his body was discovered. In the tragically heart-breaking call, his friend cries out that Michael is not moving and he thinks he is already dead. He gives the young singer over 100 chest compression even though he knows it is likely hopeless. We must warn you that the audio of the call is just heart-breaking to listen to, but you can listen to it here.

We can’t imagine how terrible it must have been for Michael’s friend to find him and not be able to do anything for him. Our hearts go out to Michael’s friends and family in this difficult time.