Alicia Tyler Found Dead

LOS ANGELES—Adult starlet Alicia Tyler, who had just launched a comeback to the industry after being on hiatus since 2009 following the birth of her daughter, was found dead Sunday at her mother's California home, AVN has confirmed. She was 27.

"I spoke to [Tyler's] manager Trevor yesterday and he told me that her mom found her unresponsive," Tyler's friend Sexy India told AVN Wednesday evening. Though a cause of death is not yet known, India said that Trevor "mentioned her having stomach issues and asthma."

Mr. Marcus, who performed with Tyler in one of her first scenes, related to AVN, "She gave a passionate performance that felt natural and elevated the scene. You could consider her a sexual goddess with ample sex appeal. She was definitely a fan favorite."

AVN also connected with Trevor Wednesday night, who said more information will made available Thursday. AVN will report further details once they are released.

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