Tommy Marth, the 33-year-old member of the rock group known as The Killers, died at his home in Las Vegas a few days back. His death is the result of a suicide attempt, according to initial reports. Marth was remembered by his group mates on their Twitter messages. They prayed for his soul to rest in peace and also for his family that is in mourning.
Tommy Marth was the saxophonist in the band and took part in the recording of studio albums titled Sam’s Town and Day & Age. He later became a member of the band and travelled with them in their tours for performances in various parts of the country.
No details about the death and the possible cause of the suicide have been released publicly except for the statement that said that he died because of a gun shot in his head.
He is being paid tributes by his coleagues through their messages on social media websites and the group’s official website. They regard his death as a big loss for their band and admire his work and personality.
"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," the message from The Killers said on the Twitter page as reported at Yahoo News. "It's just been a sad, sad day ... A stand-up guy, a totally great guy, and I miss him very much," the band member said about Marth on their website while remembering him as a fine person.
Further details about the death of the artist might be released as investigations proceed. His parents and siblings are in grief and waiting for the investigation to complete.
People are listening to his recordings in his memory. His work pieces are now the only way to feel his presence and remember him as an artist who entertained people with his talent.