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The Killers saxophonist Tommy Marth commits suicide

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tbd-tommymarth042712.jpgThe members of the Killers are in mourning this week after announcing saxophonist Tommy Marth killed himself over the weekend. The 33-year-old was found dead in his Las Vegas-area home Monday morning.

"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 band posted on their Facebook page and Twitter account. The Clark County Coroner's office confirmed the cause of death as a suicide to E! online.

The website notes Marth joined the band in 2005, four years after Brandon Flowers and Co. started playing together. Marth played on albums Sam's Town and Day & Age before joining them as a touring member in 2008. E! also says Marth played with Vegas bands the Big Friendly Corporation and Black Camaro.

[Photo: via Facebook]

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