RIP: Former Stone Temple Pilots Singer, Scott Weiland, Dead at 48
Scott Weiland has passed away. The former frontman for Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver died early Friday (Dec. 4) morning.
The news was confirmed on his Facebook page.
According to Billboard:
The Bloomington, Minn. Police Department issued a statement at 11:15 p.m. PT detailing the events as such: On Dec. 3rd at 8:22 p.m., officers responded to a report of an unresponsive adult male in a recreational motor vehicle located in the 2200 block of Killebrew Drive. "Officers arrived and determined the adult male was deceased," read the release, which did not identify the deceased. The address seems to correspond to a local Country Inn & Suites hotel.
Weiland suffered from substance abuse issues. He turned 48 on Oct. 27.