Tommy Marth, Killers’ Sax Player, Commits Suicide

    April 27, 2012
    Amanda Crum
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33-year old Tommy Marth, who played saxophone for The Killers, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound this week. His body was discovered in his Las Vegas home on Monday. Very few details have been released about his suicide or the circumstances surrounding it.

The Killers are an American rock band whose first album was released in 2004; since then they have released three more albums and toured for almost six years before taking a break to work on solo projects. Marth played with the band on two of the albums and joined them on their 2008-2009 tour.

Marth was unmarried and had no children. His bandmates tweeted about their loss earlier this week.

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(image) 3 days ago via web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

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  • http://karengerstman.com karen

    OMG!! How sad….

    • jill alden

      Yes…this is very sad. Why would someone 33 yrs old want to die??? I don’t understand??

  • Don

    My condolences to the family. Revelation 21:4 “And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”

  • mike


    • The One

      Some dude that played saxophone, it’s right there on the article!!!!

  • indycar01

    reform march of dimes dot org

  • jill

    Condolences to his Family…must be very difficult

  • hooman

    I eagerly wish to know “why????????????