The Martin County medical examiner confirmed Jones’ passing with the following statement:Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â “The District 19 has been notified of the death of Mr. Davy Jones. We are currently evaluating whether or not the medical examiner’s office will take jurisdiction.”
Jones, who isÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â survived by his wife Jessica and 4 daughters from previous marriages, had been living in Indiantown, Florida. Reports claim he hadÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â complained of chestÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â pains the night before.
Jones joined The Monkees in 1965 … along with Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork. Their hits includedÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â “Daydream Believer,” “Last Train to Clarksville” and “I’m a Believer.”
Below, a recent performance, and then some moments from his heyday…
For more music and entertainment news, follow @BrianBalthazar on twitter.