*Kerry Turman, a longtime bassist for The Temptations, has died after a performance in Missouri, reports Billboard. He was 59.
The coroner in Cape Girardeau County says Turman was found dead at a local hotel early Sunday, shortly after performing Saturday night in Cape Girardeau. The legendary Motown group is currently touring with the Beach Boys.
Coroner John Clifton says an initial autopsy indicates Turman died of natural causes. The full autopsy report won’t be available for several weeks.
Turman had performed with The Temptations since the 1980s.
The group announced Turman’s death on its Facebook and Twitter accounts, saying: “The Temptations lost a dear member of our family. … Rest In Peace, much love, much respect.”