Bon Jovi's teenage daughter 'overdoses on heroin'

Singer John Bon Jovi, daughter Stephanie Rose Bongiovi and wife Dorothea Rose Hurley at the Grammys in 2010 Credit: Reuters

The 19-year-old daughter of rock star Jon Bon Jovi is in hospital after overdosing on heroin in a dormitory at her college in New York, according to police.

Town of Kirkland police said an ambulance was sent to Hamilton College after a report that a female had apparently overdosed on heroin.

Stephanie Bongiovi is recovering in hospital and has been charged, along with 21-year-old Ian Grant, with drug possession.