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Guitarist In Scott Weiland's Band Arrested For Cocaine Possession — Found On Bus Where Rocker Died

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So sad.

This is just terrible.

On Thursday night, Scott Weiland was found dead on his tour bus, after going into cardiac arrest. The 48-year-old was on the road in Minnesota with his current group, Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts.

On Friday, authorities arrested the musician's bandmate Tommy Black for cocaine possession. Police say there was a small amount of the substance in the room where the singer's body was found, as well as in the guitarist's portion of the bus.

Related: Stone Temple Pilots Write Touching Tribute To Scott

Sources had said there were drugs in the vehicle at the time Scott passed, causing speculation to surface that the former frontman for the Stone Temple Pilots had died of an overdose.

However, the artist's wife, Jamie Wachtel, insists her husband hadn't been using drugs for quite a while.

The late musician's bandmate faces a 5th-degree felony charge. Our hearts are with everyone affected during this tough time.

[Image via The Wildabouts/Facebook.]

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Stone Temple Pilots Pen A Heartbreaking Letter To Former Frontman Scott Weiland After His Death

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R.I.P.

This is so sad.

On Thursday, Scott Weiland was found dead on his tour bus after going into cardiac arrest. The tragic news rocked the music community, and plenty of artists have since taken to social media to share their grief and condolences.

But on Friday, the 48-year-old's old band Stone Temple Pilots took to Facebook to remember their former frontman. Dean DeLeo, Robert DeLeo, and Eric Kretz penned a heartbreaking letter to the late rocker.

Videos: Celebrate Scott With His Most Unforgettable Videos

Even though the singer didn't leave the group on the best terms back in 2013, and had gone on to play for other projects like Velvet Revolver and Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts, his ex-bandmates had incredibly touching things to say, writing:

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Scott Weiland's Wife Insists Her Husband Did NOT Die From Drug Use

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Jamie Wachtel swears Scott was clean.

Scott Weiland's sudden death has caught the music world completely off-guard.

On Thursday night, the 48-year-old was found dead on his tour bus from cardiac arrest, just before a stop with his new band, Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts.

The former Stone Temple Pilots frontman had publicly struggled with drug abuse in the past, and some artists were reportedly worried that the rocker had recently been using crack cocaine.

Related: Celebs Pay Tribute To Scott

Sources say there were narcotics on the bus, but the late musician's wife, Jamie Wachtel, is adamant that her husband did not die from an overdose.

While she admitted that he still drank in social situations, the photographer explained the band had made a pact to avoid drugs.

The brunette beauty said that when she left the group a week ago, the Velvet Revolver alum didn't appear to be struggling, remembering:

"He was the best he has ever been."

Our hearts go out to everyone affected by this sad loss.

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Celebrate Scott Weiland's Life With His 6 Most Unforgettable Music Videos!

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Scott Weiland, the fomer lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, and current vocalist for Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts, was found dead last night at the age of 48 years old.

Since the news broke, musicians and celebrities around the world have paid tribute to the Grammy winning artist on social media.

Photos: These Music Videos Had The BEST Celeb Cameos!

With so many great songs over the years from the late singer, we thought it would be a great way to honor Weiland by taking a look at back his most unforgettable music videos over the years.

Check out the best of the best music videos from Scott (below):

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Scott Weiland Dies Suddenly At 48! Overdose Feared! Details HERE!

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This is so tragic!

Stone Temple Pilots lead singer Scott Weiland was found dead Thursday night, his wife - Jamie - has confirmed. He was 48-years-old.

The rocker's body was discovered on his tour bus in Minnesota by his manager.

Weiland very publicly struggled with drug abuse for a long time.

The singer was supposed to be performing at the Medina Ballroom in Medina, MN, before his passing.

Weiland leaves behind two children. Son Noah, 15, and daughter Lucy, 13.

Our condolences to his family!

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Scott Weiland Is NOT In Jail For Meth! And Here's The Video To Prove It!

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Former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland has had his share of troubles with the law. But this may be his strangest run-in yet!

Mainly because, well, it isn't him!

It was reported Thursday afternoon that Scott had been busted for meth possession last month and was currently sitting in jail.

The problem was, Scott Weiland WASN'T sitting in jail. And when he heard those reports, he didn't just TELL his fans it wasn't true; he showed them! Check out his video proof (above)!

So why did the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department report that they had the Velvet Revolver singer in custody in the first place? It's not exactly clear… A spokesperson said:

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Scott Weiland Insists His Stone Temple Pilots 'Termination' Was Just A Stunt To Boost Ticket Sales!

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Wow… this is all beginning to sound like such a clusterf*ck!

When asked if he's still leading Stone Temple Pilots, rock icon Scott Weiland confidently says, "I started it."

And according to him, the statement released regarding his 'termination' was just a publicity stunt to boost ticket sales.

He also says there's no way they can fire him… because it's not allowed in the contract!

The Interstate Love Song singer explains:

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