Bob Welch. 1945-2012.

Former Fleetwood Mac band member Bob Welch has been found dead after apparently committing suicide with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 66.

Police say Welch was found dead by his wife after shooting himself in the chest at their Nashville home at around 12.15pm local time today.

The Californian musician had had health issues recently, according to police spokesman Don Aaron, who confirmed that Welch left a suicide note. MORE

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Originally posted 2012-06-07 23:59:56.