According to a report from the OC Register, Steven was beaten to death on Tuesday during an altercation at the band's Fullerton rehearsal studio. The group's bassist Jacob Leeroy Bach was taken into custody. Both men was found bleeding outside the studio just before 6:30 a.m. and were taken to UCI Medical Center. Both were admitted to the hospital, where Pratt died of his injuries.
Our condolences to his friends and family.