Scott Weiland Dies – Cocaine Found in Bus (Update)
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Police in Minnesota say they found cocaine in the bedroom of the tour bus where former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland was found dead.
Police said they found "a small quantity" of cocaine during a search of the bus Friday following Weiland's death.
Investigators say they also found a small amount of cocaine elsewhere in the bus and arrested a California man who was traveling with Weiland. The man hasn't been charged.
Police released no additional information on Weiland's cause of death, saying it would be released by the local coroner.
MEDINA, Minn. (AP) — Scott Weiland, the former frontman for the Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, has died. He was 48.
The singer's manager, Tom Vitorino, confirmed the death Thursday night to The Associated Press. Vitorino said he learned of Weiland's death from his tour manager but did not provide further details.
Weiland's current band, Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts, was scheduled to play at a Medina, Minnesota, concert venue, according to the venue's website. The website showed the event was canceled.
The band was also scheduled to play Friday night at the Wicked Moose in Rochester.
Local authorities couldn't immediately be reached for comment by AP.
Weiland was dogged by substance abuse problems throughout his career.
TMZ is reporting he was found dead in his tour bus in Bloomington Thursday night.