Bach took to Facebook.com on Wednesday May 23. 2012 to urge fans to pray for the rocker as he fought for life, but MCConnell‘s family confirmed the drummer had died’
”surrounded by family and close friends”.
A statement from the family reads,
“We will miss him… he was precious to all of us and touched all our hearts deeply and profoundly. On behalf of our family thank you to all of you for your prayers and support.”
Rocker Slash was one of the first celebrities to acknowledge Bam-Bam’s death, tweeting,
“Rip Mark ‘Bam Bam’ MCConnell. Tragic loss. My heart goes out to his family, friends & bandmates.” Photo credit. www.elartedelasmusas.com