Joe Lynn Turner Hospitalized With Heart Issue

Former Rainbow and Deep Purple singer Joe Lynn Turner has been hospitalized in Belarus “with a heart issue,” his friend Graham Bonnet has confirmed.

Turner’s hospitalization was first reported by the Russian state news agency RIA Novosti, which quoted the press service of the Ministry of Health of Belarus as saying that the singer’s condition was “stable” after he was treated at a Minsk facility for “myocardial infarction,” commonly knownas a heart attack. Turner’s presence at the hospital was also reported by Belarus’s most influential daily newspaper, the state-owned SB Belarus Segodnya.

According to the Russian news agency TASS, a spokeswoman for the Ministry of Health of Belarus said that Turner was transported by ambulance to the hospital and that he will continue to receive treatment at the facility.