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Entertainment Bay City Rollers star Alan Longmuir dies aged 70 two weeks after being flown home to UK when he contracted a mystery virus while on holiday in Mexico with his wife

19:08  02 july  2018
19:08  02 july  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Comes two weeks after he was flown back to the UK from Mexico after falling ill. Alan Longmuir , a founding member of pop group Bay City Rollers , has died at the age of 70 . The Scottish musician passed away following a short illness this morning surrounded by his loved-ones

Bay City Roller Alan Longmuir dies aged 70 | Daily Mail Online. Bay City Rollers guitarist Alan Longmuir returns home after falling ill in Mexico - The Scotsman. Jun 17, 2018 11:50 AM - 2 months, 6 days, 13 minutes, 48 seconds ago.

Scottish pop group the Bay City Rollers, circa 1975. Pictured left to right: Eric Faulkner, Les McKeown, Alan Longmuir, Stuart 'Woody' Wood and Derek Longmuir© Getty Scottish pop group the Bay City Rollers, circa 1975. Pictured left to right: Eric Faulkner, Les McKeown, Alan Longmuir, Stuart 'Woody' Wood and Derek Longmuir Alan Longmuir, bass guitarist for Scottish pop group the Bay City Rollers, has died following a short illness.

The 70-year-old musician, who was born in Edinburgh, died in hospital this morning 'surrounded by loved ones' two weeks after being flown home from Mexico where he had contracted an illness.

Bay City Roller guitarist Alan Longmuir© PA Bay City Roller guitarist Alan Longmuir A month ago he was rushed to a Mexican hospital and a message posted on the 'Bay City Rollers Pen Pal Reunion' page at the time asked fans to pray for Alan.

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Comes two weeks after he was flown back to the UK from Mexico after falling ill. Alan Longmuir , a founding member of pop group Bay City Rollers , has died at the age of 70 . The Scottish musician passed away following a short illness this morning surrounded by his loved-ones

home from Mexico where he had contracted an illness. A month ago he was rushed to a Cancun hospital and a message posted on the ' Bay City Rollers Pen Pal Reunion' page at the time asked fans to pray for Alan . The message said: 'Posted with permission of Alan and Eileen Longmuir .

The message said: 'Posted with permission of Alan and Eileen Longmuir. Unfortunately we need to inform all our friends that Alan has been taken seriously Ill whilst holidaying in Mexico.

Alan Longmuir of the Scottish pop rock band the Bay City Rollers in New York City in 1981.© Waring Abbott/Getty Images Alan Longmuir of the Scottish pop rock band the Bay City Rollers in New York City in 1981. 'He has been admitted to hospital and is currently receiving Specialist Care for a virus that is attacking his vital organs.'

In 1976, at the height of the band's popularity, Mr Longmuir was replaced by rhythm guitarist Ian Mitchell, a man ten years his junior, who would in turn make way for Pat McGlynn.

Mr Longmuir returned to the group in 1978 following McGlynn's departure, and switched between bass guitar, rhythm guitar and keyboards. He also played piano accordion.

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