CJ Harris, a singer and musician who was a featured contestant on the 13th season of Fox’s “American Idol,” died Sunday after suffering a medical emergency and being rushed to Walker Baptist Medical Center in Jasper, Ala. He was 31 years old
Harris’ death has been confirmed by the Walker County Coroner’s Office. Further details on the cause of death are not available at this time.
Harris first auditioned for “American Idol” in 2010, later finding spots on other reality competition series such as “The X-Factor” and “The Voice.” The singer found her feet on the Fox series in 2014, making a strong impression on the judges with her performance of the Allman Brothers’ “Soul Shine.” Harris would maintain momentum throughout the season, eventually reaching the main competition before finishing sixth.
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