UPDATE: Friday, December 4 at 6:45 p.m.
Billboard reports that Scott Weiland’s bassist, Tommy Black, has been arrested and booked for possession of a controlled substance, later identified as cocaine. It was found inside Black’s area of the tour bus shared with Weiland.
UPDATE: Friday, December 4 at 1:44 a.m.
An official statement has been posted through Scott Weiland's Instagram account:
UPDATE: Friday, December 4 at 1:15 a.m.
Scott Weiland's wife, Jamie, has confirmed his death with the Los Angeles Times.
ORIGINAL POST: Friday, December 4 at 12:33 a.m.
Former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland has reportedly died at age 48. TMZ reports that he was found on his tour bus in Minnesota earlier this evening.
Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro tweeted “our friend Scott Weiland has died” at 11:01 p.m. CST.
Just learned our friend Scott Weiland has died. So gutted, I am thinking of his family tonight.
— Dave Navarro (@DaveNavarro) December 4, 2015
Alternative Press has reached out to Weiland's management, but has yet to receive a response. We will update this story as more details become available.