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Singer Leslie Carter dies at 25 in upstate NY

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Singer Leslie Carter, the sister of Aaron Carter and former Backstreet Boy Nick Carter, has died in upstate New York. She was 25.

A publicist for the Carter family confirmed the death, but provided no details Wednesday on where or how she died.

A statement from the family says they're grieving for Carter and requested "the utmost privacy."

Carter's single "Like Wow" was on the soundtrack for "Shrek" in 2001. In 2006, she appeared in all eight episodes of the reality show "House of Carters."

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