Davy Jones of “Monkees” fame dead at 66
Davy Jones, whose charming grin and British accent won the hearts of millions of fans on the 1960s television series “The Monkees,” died Wednesday, according to the Martin County, Florida, sheriff’s office. He was 66.
A witness told authorities he was with Jones in Indiantown, Florida, when Jones “began to complain of not feeling well and having trouble breathing,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement.
Jones was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.
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Posted on February 29, 2012, in Fame Depot, Famous Fridays and tagged Davy Jones, davy jones dead, Daydream Believer, Last Train to Clarksville, Martin County Florida, Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz, Monkees, Peter Tork. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.