Canadian rock guitarist Gord Lewis was found dead Sunday at his home in Hamilton, Ontario, after he was allegedly murdered by his son. I was.
As the Hamilton Police Department continues to investigate the case, Locker's 41-year-old son, Jonathan Lewis, has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder, according to local reports. I was.
The co-founding member of the punk rock band Teenage Head was found by police over the weekend because police described the incident as "isolated," said Hamilton in his Spectator. reported. he was 65 years old.
At a press conference on Monday, Hamilton Detective Sarah Beck said police were not looking for any more suspects.
Beck said the victim suffered "injuries consistent with foul play."
"We continue to look for witnesses and review videos in the area," she added.
She said "due to the extent of decomposition, we have not been able to identify the body," but police knew the identity of the body, she said.
Gord's death was confirmed by the band on Monday, sharing a moving post onInstagram where his bandmates shared their condolences.
"We are heartbroken and have lost a friend. bandmate and brother Gord Lewis,” wrote surviving band members Steve Marshall, drummers Jean Champagne and Dave Desroche.
"Our hearts are with his family and all who knew and loved him. Gord was a strength and inspiration to many. Taken away from us all too soon.
Lewis formed the punk rock band Teenage Head in 1975 with founding vocalist/drummer Frankie Venom and singer Dave Desroches, and the band became a worldwide sensation.
Teenage Head's most famous songs include "Let's Shake" and "Some Kinda Fun", etc.
This rocker's death would not be the first among the group, with Venom dying in 2008 after losing his battle with throat cancer.