Ron Asheton

The Stooges

Died: 2009-01-06
Age: 60
Cause: Natural Causes

The Stooges' guitarist Ron Asheton was found dead on January 6th in his home in Michigan, USA. His body was found on the couch of his home in Ann Arbor, Michigan. A friend raised the alarm after failing to contact him. Police said Asheton appeared to have been dead for several days. There is no suspicion of foul play and it is suspected Asheton died from a heart attack. Ron Asheton was guitarist and founding member of The Stooges (with Iggy Pop on lead vocals).

Photo: Virgin Records

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