Rockers We’ve Lost in 2012: Kottonmouth Kings’ Patrick ‘Pakelika’ Cochrun
Rap-rock act Kottonmouth Kings are in mourning as former masked member Patrick "Pakelika" Cochrun passed away on Aug. 12 at the age of 34.
Singer Brad "Daddy X" Xavier first posted the news on Facebook that his former hype man was admitted to the hospital due to "serious health issues," with the announcement of his passing coming an hour later. The official cause of death was listed as cardiac arrest during an asthma attack.
The band paid tribute to their fallen brother in the following post: "We had traveled the world together and played hundreds of shows together. The memories and experiences we had together will live forever in our hearts and souls. We want to thank the underground for the tremendous outpouring of grief and support.Take care of yourselves and spread love and positive vibrations..Rest in peace Big Pak you will be missed!"