'Feeder' drummer found dead in Miami home

 

The drummer from Welsh rock band Feeder, Jon Lee, has been found dead at his home in Miami It is believed he hanged himself.

Lee / Feeder
Jon Lee: found dead on Monday

Lee is survived by his wife, Brazilian model Tatiana Englehart.

The couple married in Florida in 2000, and Lee had settled in Miami after the wedding.

In a brief statement, Lee's bandmates said: "We shall miss him more than melody. We're utterly devastated."

Lee, originally from Newport, formed Feeder with frontman Grant Nicholls in 1992 in south Wales.

Feeder enjoyed their biggest hit in 2001 with Buck Rogers, the first single from their third album Echo Park.

Both the single and album peaked at Number Five in the UK charts.

The band had recently finished a European tour supporting Stereophonics.