Scott Weiland’s Cause Of Death Released
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office has released the cause of death for Scott Weiland.
Scott Weiland suddenly passed away at the age of 48 a few weeks ago. The cause of death has been released from the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office as accidental mixed drug toxicity. US Weekly reports:
According to the release, Weiland had evidence of cocaine, ethanol and methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA) in his system. The report also lists atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, a history of asthma and multisubstance dependence as "significant conditions."
The day after his death Bloomington police said they found cocaine on the tour bus. Authorities also reported that they'd arrested Wildabouts bassist Tommy Black for allegedly possessing cocaine. He was released from jail a day later. Rolling Stone published an open letter from the Stone Temple Pilots
After news of Weiland's death broke, his Stone Temple Pilots bandmates released a poignant open letter to him. "The memories are many, and they run deep for us," they wrote. "We know amidst the good and the bad you struggled, time and time again. It's what made you who you were. Part of that gift was part of your curse."
Up next the heart-wrenching essay about Scott Weiland from his ex-wife Mary Forsberg Weiland.