Former Bon Jovi Bassist, Founding Member Alec John Such Dies

Alec John Such, the bassist and a founding member of the iconic rock band Bon Jovi, has died. He was 70.

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In this June 19, 2004 photo Alec John Such, of Colts Neck, N.J., sits for a portrait inside his second floor bathtub. Alec John Such, the bassist and a founding member of Bon Jovi, has died. He was 70. The band announced Sunday, June 5, 2022 that John Such died. No details on when or how John Such died were immediately available. (M. Kathleen Kelly/NJ Advance Media via AP)
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NEW YORK (AP) — Alec John Such, the bassist and a founding member of the iconic rock band Bon Jovi, has died. He was 70. The group on Sunday announced the death of Such, the New Jersey band’s bassist from 1983 to 1994. No details on when or how Such died were immediately available. A publicist for singer-songwriter Jon Bon Jovi didn’t immediately respond to messages. “He was an original,” Bon Jovi wrote in a…

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