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Slipknot bassist Paul Gray found dead

Paul Gray, bassist of Slipknot since 1995 has been found dead in Iowa. A report from a local website there has posted that the 38 year old was found dead in Iowa by a hotel employee and also reported that:

Police identified the man as Paul Dedrick Gray, 38. They said he was found at 10:50 a.m. at the TownePlace Suites by Marriott at 8800 Northpark Johnston Drive in Johnston on Monday. Police said there was no evidence of foul play observed, but a complete investigation of the untimely death of Paul Gray will be completed by Urbandale police detectives.

The Polk County Medical Examiner’s Office is assisting in the death investigation and will perform an autopsy on Tuesday. Toxicology testing will be completed to determine if there were any contributing factors in the death of Gray, police said.