Butch Trucks’ Death Ruled A Suicide

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – JANUARY 12: Musician Butrch Trucks attends Adopt The Arts Live Benefit Concert For LAUSD Elementary Schools at The Roxy Theatre on January 12, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)

Butch Trucks’ Death Ruled A Suicide

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – JANUARY 12: Musician Butrch Trucks attends Adopt The Arts Live Benefit Concert For LAUSD Elementary Schools at The Roxy Theatre on January 12, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)

Yesterday, it was reported that Butch Trucks, drummer and founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, had died at age 69. Now, The Miami Herald is reporting that police have officially ruled his death a suicide. According to police records, Trucks’ wife called the West Palm Beach Police Department at around 6PM on Tuesday after Trucks shot himself in front of her in their shared condo.

If you or anyone you know is considering suicide, feeling depressed, or needs to talk, the number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255.

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