Jon Bon Jovi's daughter arrested over suspected drug overdose

  • Rocker Jon Bon Jovi's daughter has been arrested in New York state on drug possession charges following a suspected heroin overdose.

    Stephanie Bongiovi, 19, was found unresponsive in a dorm room at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York on Wednesday and taken to the hospital, according to the Town of Kirkland Police Department.

    Heroin and marijuana were found in her room during a search, police added.

    Bongiovi was later arrested on misdemeanour charges of possession of a controlled substance, marijuana possession and criminal use of drug paraphernalia. She has since been released.

    Bongiovi is the oldest of four children of Bon Jovi and his wife, Dorothea Hurley.

    Bon Jovi’s representatives declined to comment on the incident.