Ikey Owens, Keyboardist for Jack White and others, Found Dead at 38
The keyboardist Isaiah "Ikey" Owens has been found dead in his hotel room. Owens, age 38 has recorded and performed with groups such as The Long Beach Dub Allstars, The Mars Volta, and recently Jack White. Owens has been working with White since 2012 and has contributed to the album Blunderbuss and most recently Lazaretto. Owens was touring with White in Mexico when he was found dead in his hotel room. It is being reported that the hotel room that Owens was found in may have contained drugs and alchohol, though the official cause of death is being ruled a heart attack. Jack White has cancelled the remaining shows on the Mexican tour in respect for Owens.
Read more on Ikey Owens at Rolling Stone.