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Popular gay Birmingham DJ found dead in venue

2015-07-13
A popular DJ on Birmingham's LGBT clubbing scene, Mykee Mackenzie, was found dead this morning at Missing Bar, the venue in which he both lived and worked. Mackenzie, 34, was found at 9am, Midlands Zone reports. His cause of death is as yet unconfirmed. 11737963_920489744679970_6842566248491309246_n In a post on Facebook this afternoon, Missing Bar - who have today changed their profile picture to a photo of the late DJ - issued the following statement about: "You may have noticed that missing isn't open today. We have received the devastating news that one of our family, Mykee Mackenzie passed away during the hours of last night. We are absolutely shocked at the news as I'm sure a lot of you will be too. Mykee has worked at so many venues on hurst street over the years and is one of the brightest characters to have graced this road and will be dearly missed! Missing bar will be back open from 7pm this evening and we will be raising a glass to Mykee at 8.30pm. Anyone who would like to join us we welcome you." Speaking to Midlands Zone, Lawrence Barton, owner of The Nightingale Club said: “I’m completely devastated by this shocking news. Mykee was someone that I loved and has been a really good friend and colleague of mine over the years and he’ll be deeply missed. My thoughts go out to his friends and family during this sad time.” CJzjNCGWoAA1GMe