Indie musician Sam Jayne dead at 46

Indie musician Sam Jayne dead at 46
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Independent musician Sam Jayne best known as the lead of the group Love as Laughter is dead at the age of 46. Jayne was reported missing on 12 December. He was reportedly found on 15 December in his car.

Jayne's cause of death is not yet known but according to reports no “signs of criminality” have been found yet.

Love as Laughter band member Zeke Howard announced his death with a short statement posted on Instagram.

“The search for Sam Jayne has concluded and our hearts are broken. Our dear Sam is no longer with us but his memory and impact will endure. Please respect the privacy of the family at this time. More information will become shared as it becomes known. please be patient while we mourn this loss."