Lamar Odom’s Best Friend Jamie Sangouthai Dies of Overdose, Khloe Kardashian Reacts

On Sunday, June 14, Jamie Sangouthai, a close friend of Lamar Odom passed away from a drug overdose, a source confirms to Us Weekly. 

"Lamar is beside himself. This is the worst tragedy," the source told Us.

"This is so sad," another source added to Us. "They were best friends, like brothers. Lamar is going to take this really hard."

Soon after the news of Sangouthai's passing, Khloe Kardashian — the ex-wife of Lamar Odom — took the Twitter, tweeting a broken heart emoji, and writing, "When does it stop? RIP Jamie Sangouthai." 

Her best friend Malika Haqq posted a group photo with Odom, Kardashian and Sangouthai via Instagram, writing, "Thru good and bad times life shows us every spirit matters and leaves a print on the hearts of others after they have passed… RIP Jamie Sangouthai #GodHelpUsAll." 

Life doesn't get easier but I promise you that life will make you stronger. ????

A photo posted by Khloé (@khloekardashian) on Jun 14, 2015 at 11:34pm PDT

Later that evening, Kardashian shared her feelings via an Instagram post showing an illustrated picture of a woman crying. "Life doesn't get easier but I promise you that life will make you stronger," she wrote, poignantly.

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