The Killers Saxophone player Tommy Marth was found dead in his Las Vegas home on Monday after apparently committing suicide. The 33-years-old and had been apart of “The Killers” on two of their albums, 2006’s “Sam’s Town” and 2008’s “Day and Age.”
Tommy was a likable person and the band released a statement to the Las Vegas Weekly and as well on Twitter. “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,” read the statement.
“I’m just trying to make sense of things right now and help some people who aren’t doing very well,” local musician Ryan Pardey told the newspaper. “He was one of the most talented people in our community and one of my closest friends since we were 18.”
No other details related to Marth’s death have been released to date, other then it appears he suffered from a self-inflicted gun shot wound.
To date, the band has sold over 6 million albums in the United States, over 5 million albums in the United Kingdom, and over 15 million worldwide plus over 7 million singles sold worldwide.
The band plans to release their fourth studio album in 2012.