Doctor Arrested in 3 Doors Down Ex-Guitarist's Overdose Death

Matt Robert of 3 Doors Down.
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Matt Roberts of 3 Doors Down. 

Police have arrested a doctor in connection with 3 Doors Down founding member and former guitarist Matt Roberts' death in August, TMZ reports. 

Roberts died from a prescription drug overdose while he was staying at a Wisconsin hotel, scheduled to perform at a charity event the next day. He was 38. 

Now TMZ repots that law enforcement in West Bend, Wisconsin, have fingered Alabama-based physician Dr. Richard Snellgrove as the suspected source of those drugs, indicting him for illegal drug distribution. Snellgrove reportedly prescribed five different controlled substances to different names, all intended for Roberts, prosecutors allege. 

Robert left 3 Doors Down in 2012 amicably to focus on ongoing health and circulation problems. 


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