Scott Weiland found dead in Bloomington, Minn

Scott Weiland

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Former lead singer of rock bands, Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, died in his sleep Thursday night while touring through Minnesota. He was 48.

A message on Weiland’s official Facebook page said he had died in Bloomington, Minn. while on tour a tour stop with his latest band, Scott Weiland and The Wildabouts. No further details about his death have been made public.

TMZ has reported that sources say drugs were found on the tour bus where he did, but that Scott’s wife is insisting he was clean.

The Associated Press reported the band was scheduled to play a concert in nearby Medina Thursday. The venue’s website showed the concert had been canceled.


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