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The Killers

Saxophone Player Dies

in Apparent Suicide

4/26/2012 7:53 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

Tommy Marth, a saxophone player for The Killers, is dead
Tommy Marth -- a saxophone player for The Killers -- was found dead at his Las Vegas home Monday ... and according to reports, the death has been ruled a suicide.

The Killers released a statement on Tuesday ... saying, "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 played sax on two Killers albums -- Sam's Town and Day & Age. He also toured with the band in 2008 and 2009. He was 33.

Check out The Killers clip below for some badass Tommy Marth sax playing (starts at 1:05).

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16.

Jay W.     

Depression sucks! RIP Tommy

723 days ago
17.

jl78    

Excuse me!! Suicide doesn't send you to hell get your facts straight. No one knows why he did it yet so don't come up with your own accusations until then let's just pay respects to this dear wonderful person. Love The Killers one of my all-time favourite bands! RIP Tommy you'll be forever missed and remembered. Love ya!

723 days ago
18.

remember.com    

Help keep the Memory of Tommy alive. You can Remember Tommy now on Remember.com
https://www.remember.com/people/tommy-marth

723 days ago
19.

joe    

my heartfelt condondolencese to his family and bandmates. i only wish i could understand this evil cause i fight not wanting to live everyday, i maybe winning today, but i don't want to play anymore. R.I.P

723 days ago
20.

Who Cares    

Yawn, who cares. People die everyday, due to war and other more serious things then some stupid as* who killed himself. BIG DEAL. This is not news.

723 days ago
21.

Lemur    

Problem solved...

723 days ago
22.

Susan Reno    

where is the video clip?

723 days ago
23.

Samantha    

Went to high school with Tommy, he was a very talented, great guy!!! I'm sad to know I won't get to see him again.

723 days ago
24.

Jackson Bay    

well that sucks...

723 days ago
25.

myopinion    

rip

723 days ago
26.

crack    

As far as I'm concerned, the only people going to HELL in this situation are people who feverishly stand in judgment of other people's actions, hide behind their ****ing bibles and use religion to spread their hatred, while the people who are truly SUFFERING, his family and friends, have to read bull**** like that from some anonymous baby f**ker on the internets. Read your TMZ, thumper.

723 days ago
27.

Peter G. Donald    

sad

720 days ago
28.

O_o    

first inclination - to make the obvious joke. but, i'm just sorry. sorry for anyone who feels the weight of the world on their shoulders - so much so that they feel that they have only one choice. i spent one day in that seat, and thankfully - i was able to get help before tragedy took over. its amazing how intense pain can feel when you just don't know what to do with it. best wishes to the fans and families that this man has touched. i'm sorry for your loss...and for his.

719 days ago
29.

McLovin    

And Kenny G... is still alive?

716 days ago
30.

ANGIE    

R.I.P...................... SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS

715 days ago
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