Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray was found dead in a hotel room near Urbandale, Iowa. Paul, who is known as “#2″ or “The Pig” was reportedly found by a hotel employee at around 10:50 at the Towne Place Suites in Urbandale, Iowa on Monday morning. He was 38.
According to reports, the police have not found any evidence of foul play in Gray’s death, but they are still iinvestigating the cause of Paul Gray’s death. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday, May 25, as Paul Gray’s cause of death is unknown.
Paul Gray is survived by his wife Brenna and this is extremely tragic for her since she is expecting their first child.
The heavy metal band Slipknot are from Des Moines, Iowa and the surviving members are Sid Wilson, Joey Jordison, Chris Fehn, Jim Root, Craig Jones, Shawn “Clown” Crahan, Mick Thomson, and Corey Taylor.
The band has not yet made an official statement regarding Gray’s death.