Rod Poole, 19622007
The guitarist Rod Poole, whom the Weekly featured in an article in 2001, was killed Sunday night in Hollywood. Poole, 45, was in the parking lot of Mels Drive-In on Highland just south of Hollywood Boulevard, when he and his wife were nearly hit by a car exiting the lot. After exchanging words, the cars occupants, Michael and Angela Sheridan, a married couple in their 20s, got out and allegedly accosted Poole. Michael Sheridan, according to witnesses, stabbed Poole several times, and the musician was later pronounced dead at Cedars-Sinai.
See the Weeklys 2001 story here.
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