Tommy Marth, Killers’ Saxophone Player, Found Dead, Declared Suicide
Thomas Christian Marth was found was found dead at his Las Vegas home Monday. The saxophonist was most famous for his performance on The Killers’ Sam’s Town and Day & Age albums.
The Clark County coroner’s office confirmed that 33-year-old was pronounced dead of a gunshot wound.
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 Killers (@thekillers) April 24, 2012
According to CBS Local Las Vegas, band spokeswoman Jen Appel says Marth was not a full member of the Las Vegas-based rock band. He recorded on two albums and also played on the band’s tour for “Day & Age.”
Tommy can be seen playing sax at about 1:05.
The Killers are currently in the studio working on their latest album.
–Jay Tilles, CBS Local