Originally posted on Hollywood Life:
How tragic. Longtime bassist of the alternative metal band Deftones finally succumbed to a car injury that had left him in a partially conscious state since 2008. He was 42 years old.
Chi Cheng, bassist of the popular alt-metal group Deftones, was rushed to the hospital early on the morning of Apr. 13, but doctors were unable to save him — he passed away at the age of 42 at about 3 AM.