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Gay porn star Dave Slick found dead aged 26

The adult film star was found unresponsive in a restaurant bathroom on Friday (June 9).

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Gay porn star Dave Slick has been found dead at the age of 26.

The adult performer was found unresponsive in the bathroom of a Chicago restaurant on Friday morning (June 8) after being reported missing, The Daily Herald reports. He was rushed to hospital where was he was later pronounced dead.

Slick, who appeared in films for Falcon Studios, had last been seen at about 1am on Friday in Chicago while out with a friend, and last used his phone to contact someone at about 8am on Friday.

He was discovered unresponsive just over three hours later, at around 11.30am.

Chicago Police Department are currently handling the investigation into Slick's death, which came just a day before he had been due to appear at the Exxxotica Expo porn convention in the city.

The model's death sparked an outpouring of grief on social media, with the director of Falcon Studios, Tony DiMarco, among those paying tribute.

"It’s heartbreaking to hear the news of the passing of Dave Slick. It’s really hard to process it all," DiMarco wrote on Twitter.

"He was a super sweet guy and kind soul. My deepest sympathy’s go out to all his friends and family.

"Gone too soon, you will be greatly missed."