April 30th, 2012 by faye
Thomas Marth, saxophone player for the rock band “The Killers,” has been found dead in his Las Vegas home.
According to the Clark County coroner’s office, they have confirmed that Thomas Marth was pronounced dead of a gunshot wound to the head on Monday. “Las Vegas Weekly” reports that the cause of death was officially said to be suicide.
A post from the official Twitter account of The Killers earlier this week said, “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.”
Thomas Marth played saxophone on two albums of The Killers – Sam’s Town and Day & Age. He also toured with the band in 2008 and 2009.
The Killers band was formed back in 2001. They have released three studio albums, “Hot Fuss” (2004), “Sam’s Town” (2006) and “Day & Age” (2008). The band has also released one compilation album, “Sawdust” (2007) and one live album and DVD titled “Live from the Royal Albert Hall” (2009).