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The Killers' Tommy Marth Commits Suicide

Apr 26, 2012 | 6:38am EDT

ALTTommy Marth, the saxophone player for rock band The Killers, was found dead in his home in Las Vegas on Monday. According to reports, the 33-year-old musician's death has been ruled a suicide.

The band has spoken out about Marth's death, releasing the following statement to Las Vegas Weekly on Tuesday: "Last night we lost our friend Thomas Marth. Our prayers are with his family. There’s a light missing in Las Vegas tonight. Travel well, Tommy." 

Marth's saxophone can be heard in the band's albums Sam's Town — which came out in 2006 including hits "When You Were Young" and "For Reasons Unknown" — and Day & Age (released in 2008 with certified Platinum single "Human"). He also toured with The Killers in 2008-2009.

[Las Vegas Weekly]

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