MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The former singer for the Stone Temple Pilots died accidentally from a mix of cocaine, alcohol and MDA, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.
Other contributing factors in the death of Scott Weiland, the medical examiner said, were cardiovascular disease, a history of asthma, and chemical dependence.READ MORE: Neighbors Band Together To Help Princeton Family After Home Explosion
The singer was found dead outside a hotel near the Mall of America late the night of Dec. 3, and one of his bandmates was later arrested. Cocaine was found in his Weiland’s tour bus.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Heat Advisory In Effect Friday Afternoon, Evening Severe Storms Possible
Weiland was best known as the lead singer and a founding member of the popular grunge rock band Stone Temple Pilots, but also toured with the Wildabouts and performed in the hard rock supergroup Velvet Revolver.MORE NEWS: Woodbury Man Charged With 8 Felony Counts Of Child Pornography
The band had a show scheduled in Rochester the day after Weiland’s death.