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On October 8, 2011, Mikey Welsh, the former bassist for Weezer, was found dead at the Raffaello Hotel when staff checked his room when he failed to check out. He died from a suspected drug overdose.

He had replaced original Weezer bassist Matt Sharp when the band first re-grouped following a hiatus in 1997.

Raffaello Hotel
201 East Delaware Place
Chicago IL 60611