GROTON, Mass. — The J. Geils Band founder and guitarist John Warren Geils Jr. has died at age 71, according to reports.
The Groton Police Department confirmed the news, saying officers were called to the home for a well-being check and found him dead.
Geils and his band were known for ‘80s rock hits “Love Stinks,” “Freeze-Frame” and “Centerfold.”
Chief Donald Palma said in an emailed news release that the department is investigating the death.
The statement is below:
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