Tuesday, 11 June 2002
Jerry Del Colliano
Bassist Dee Dee Ramone of Queens New York punk act, The Ramones, died of an apparent overdose at his home in Los Angeles.
Known best for the song "I Wanna Be Sedated" The Ramones are a successful, yet embroiled punk act who’s appeal has lasted for decades.
Dee Dee Ramone was reportedly found with a syringe in his body and was rumored to shoot heroin.
Ramone was 49 and was last publicly seen at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony where he was inducted this year.