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Chi Cheng, Deftones Bassist Passes Away


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We have some sad news to report tonight: it seems that Deftones bassist Chi Cheng has passed away.


After a car accident in Santa Clara, CA back in 2008, Chi suffered major injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle. This accident left Cheng in a coma.


In 2010, the musician showed improvement, responding to commands and moving his legs. After showing more signs of rehabilitation, he was moved to his home for recovery.


Cheng died last night at 3am in the hospital.

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