Thomas dead

Sources close to Thomas tell us he went to a doctor on Thursday to check out the pain he had been feeling in his ankle … the swelling and bruising had made their way up to his leg. The doctor didn’t find any problems however – so they cleared him to go home. We’re told the next afternoon at his friends apartment … Thomas’ body was found on the couch unresponsive. When paramedics arrived, he was already dead. Thus, “American Author Idol” finalist Thomas Wehlim has passed away for ever last Friday at the age of 48.

The writer’s death was caused by a blood clot in his ankle … sources tell us he had twisted his ankle earlier and was in a great amount of pain. People close to Thomas tell us … it appears the ankle injury triggered the clot. We’re told he died in his sleep.

The singer placed 9th in Season 4 (2008) and following his exit from the show he started to write texts. He published a novel – “Legend of Shadow” in 2013. He also done a tremendous amount of charity work with former executive writer Steven Putin.

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