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John Osterlind Died: New Orleans Radio Host Found Dead At 56


John Osterlind Died: It is now known that John Osterlind, a beloved New Orleans radio personality, died before the new year.

According to the New Orleans Police Department, Osterlind was found dead in his Warehouse District apartment at the 900 block Poeyfarre Street.

Social media has been abuzz with discussion about the matter as people pay their respects to the radio host and offer their condolences.

His name is now trending across multiple platforms because of this. Find out what happened to Osterlind, and how he died. The article contains all the details.

What was John Osterlind’s Cause Of Death?

John was unresponsive and EMS was dispatched. Later, he was declared dead at the scene. His cause of death is unknown at the moment.

According to NOPD, his death has been listed as unclassified in the midst of an autopsy by the corner.

WKBU Bayou 95.7 posted on social media that they were deeply saddened by the loss of John, former Morning Drive host.

They added that John was an integral part Bayou 95.7’s programming and will remain part of The Audacy New Orleans.

Who was John Osterlind?

According to reports, the Connecticut native began his radio broadcasting career at 103.7 FM WWRX in Providence Rhode Island in 1987.

From 1989 to 1992, he went to WCCC FM in Hartford, before becoming a legend at WAAF FM Boston, where he was the music director between 1992 and 2001.

John was known as “Ozone” on air. John’s close friends, colleagues and family members came forward to pay their deepest condolences.

Since the announcement, RIP messages and tributary postings have flooded the internet. John’s name is also a hot topic online.

John’s cause for death is unknown at the moment. It is still unknown what happened to him or how he died.

The family will discuss their experiences once they have recovered from this terrible pain.

According to reports, the host was eventually able to land on Clearchannel/ iHeart News Talk Station, WRNO FM in New Orleans.

Osterlind, along with James Parker, rose in popularity with his humorous on-air gags for his call-in News/Talk show.

Many of his friends and family members were saddened by his sudden passing. chopnews also pays his deepest condolences. His kind soul may rest in peace.

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