Taylor Hawkins, Foo fighters drummer, was found dead in Bogata on Friday night. Police believe that it may have been drug-related. Officials from Metropolitan Police of Bogota have spoken to officials, but there isn’t enough time to determine the cause of death. “those close to him,”They were given reason to believe that drugs might be involved. Per The MirrorThis statement was issued by authorities to Colombian outlets “The cause of death has yet to be established. According to those close to him, the death could be related to the consumption of drugs.”
The MirrorThis article also cites reports that Hawkins may have experienced chest pains before his death, but no specific source is given. SemanaColombia’s most respected news source,, reported that the 50-year old drummer was found on the floor in his hotel room as the group was about to leave. Festival Estéreo PicnicThe music festival that they were scheduled to play Friday night was called. Security called for medical assistance, but Hawkins couldn’t be revived.
Officials are looking into the situation and asking those who were close to Hawkins for information. Hawkins was a touring drummer for Alanis Morissette, but he joined Foo Fighters as a Foo Fighters member in 1997. It is worth noting that “preliminary reports rule out a violent death,”However, authorities are currently reviewing security footage in an effort to find out if Hawkins was there in his hotel before his death.
There are conflicting reports as to when the medical staff arrived at the scene. This makes it difficult to determine the exact time of death. According to the Semana report, Hawkins was found dead at approximately 5:30 p.m. (local time). However, An earlier witness accountHad stated that the hotel was visited by medical personnel at 7:40 pm local time.
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The band’s Festival Estéreo Picnic was soon canceled, with Notification of a medical emergency. The band then Hawkins’ passing was announced at 10:10 p.m. local.. “The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins,”This is the statement. “His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live on with all of us forever. Our hearts go out to his wife, children and family, and we ask that their privacy be treated with the utmost respect in this unimaginably difficult time.”