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Metal Church singer Mike Howe’s death ruled as suicide

Metal Church frontman Mike Howe’s cause of death is determined to have been suicide, according to reports.

The band confirmed the news via Facebook on Tuesday (July 27), revealing that he passed away in his California home. “It is with our deepest regrets that we must announce the passing of our brother, our friend and true legend of heavy metal music,” the band wrote.

“Mike Howe passed away this morning at his home in Eureka, California. We are devastated and at a loss for words. Please respect our privacy and the Howe family’s privacy during this most difficult time.”

A spokesperson for the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department has now told TMZ that authorities have ruled his death as suicide.

Police in Eureka, California received a call on Monday morning (July 26) reporting an unexpected death at a home. By the time deputies arrived, they found the 55-year-old dead at the scene. According to police, drugs and alcohol are not believed to be factors in the death.

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    July 30, 2021

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