Taylor Hawkins suffered chest pains before he passed away on Friday (Saturday NZ time).
The Foo Fighters drummer died at his hotel in Colombia at the age of 50, and the District Health Secretary in the town of Chapinero has now released more details about the circumstances surrounding his death.
A statement read:
"With regards to the death of the American musician Taylor Hawkins in the neighbourhood of Chapinero, which happened on Friday night, the City Health Department states the following:
"The city’s Emergency Regulation Centre received an alert about a patient with chest pain in a hotel located in the north of the city.
"An ambulance was sent to attend to this case. However when the health department teams arrived, they found a mobile response unit from the company EMI at the scene.
"The health professional that was dealing with the emergency indicated attempts to revive the patient had been carried out but there had been no response and the patient was pronounced dead."
The Foo Fighters previously announced Hawkins' death on social media, and hundreds of musicians have taken to social media to pay tribute to the late star.