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Death of Bruce Springsteen's cousin prompts Kansas City concert cancellation

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band called off their show Monday night in Kansas City, Mo., after the death of Springsteen’s cousin and road crew member, Lenny Sullivan.

“Lenny Sullivan, Bruce's cousin and the assistant road manager of the E Street Band for the last ten years, passed away today at the age of 36,” said a note posted on Springsteen’s website. “A warm and sensitive person, he was beloved by Bruce, the Band, the crew, and the entire Thrill Hill family.”

Sullivan was found dead in his room at the Intercontinental Hotel shortly before the show was to start, according to reports from Kansas City. Police are investigating it as a “nonsuspicious” death.  No other details were immediately available.

--Randy Lewis

 
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