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Former Weezer bassist Mikey Welsh found dead in a hotel room after predicting the exact time and place of his death on Twitter two weeks ago

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mikey-welsh-230FORMER WEEZER bassist MIKEY Welsh has been found dead in a hotel room after predicting the exact time and place of his death on Twitter two weeks ago.

The 40-year-old died from a suspected drug overdose while he was in the city to see his old band headline the Riot Fest today.

On September 26 he wrote on Twitter: 'dreamt i died in chicago next weekend (heart attack in my sleep). need to write my will today,' before Tweeting the addition 'correction - the weekend after next.'

There is no official  word on cause of death yet, but police are said to suspect the involvement of narcotics.

The news came via a message posted by his family on Twitter and Facebook yesterday, which read: 'We are deeply saddened to announce that Mikey Welsh passed away unexpectedly today.

'He will forever be remembered as an amazing father, artist, and friend. May he rest in peace.'

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