Scott Weiland's Bands See Sales & Streaming Gains After His Death
"I think he's dead," said the caller, who asked for an ambulance. "No, he's not breathing."
Later the caller said Weiland was "hard as a rock right now, not, not moving" as another dispatcher began telling the caller to do chest compressions on Weiland. There was no heart defibrillator on the bus, the caller said.
A Bloomington police report said Weiland's tour manager, Aaron Mohler, found Weiland on the bus on Dec. 3 and could not wake him. The report said Mohler then called drummer Joseph Castillo, who couldn't find a pulse on Weiland.
Scott Weiland, Former Stone Temple Pilots Singer, Dead at 48
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office has said Weiland had cocaine, alcohol and the amphetamine MDA - a drug similar to ecstasy - in his system. The medical examiner also noted a history of cardiovascular disease, asthma and multi-substance dependence. His death was ruled accidental.
Weiland's band Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts had been scheduled to play in Medina, Minnesota, on Dec. 3, but the show had been canceled a week earlier due to poor ticket sales.
Weiland's three-decade career in music also included solo albums and a spot in the supergroup Velvet Revolver.