Ex-Weezer bassist Mikey Welsh dies in Chicago

Mikey Welsh, the former bass player for the band Weezer, was found dead in a Chicago hotel room on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011. (weezer.com)

October 9, 2011 7:56:05 AM PDT
Former Weezer bass player Mikey Welsh, who also found success in his second career as an artist, died in a Chicago hotel room, police said Sunday.