Scott Weiland died from a ‘toxic mix of drugs’, medical report confirms

Stone Temple Pilots singer was found dead on his tour bus in Minnesota on December 3

Scott Weiland‘s cause of death has been revealed, with a toxicology report attributing it partially to drug use.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office has released a statement on Friday (December 18), via The Associated Press, confirming that the former Stone Temple Pilots frontman had drugs in his system.

The report also notes that Weiland’s history of cardiovascular disease and asthma had a factor in his death.


Cocaine was found in Weiland’s system, with TMZ also reporting that Weiland had died from a “toxic mix of drugs” that included MDA (Methylenedioxyamphetamine), plus alcohol.

Weiland was found dead on his tour bus in Minnesota earlier this month (December 3).

His funeral took place at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on December 10 and was attended by members of Weiland’s former bands Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver.


Weiland’s ex-wife wrote a heartfelt open letter in which she documented her family’s broken relationship with the star and urged fans not to “glorify this tragedy” of his death.

Since his death, tributes have come in from musicians Weiland had worked with and those he inspired, including Ryan Adams, Krist Novoselic and Dave Navarro.