Artists who were killed over the years
Sam Cooke died after being shot by a woman in self-defense, at the age of 33, on December 11, 1964.
Died on October 7, 1962 (aged 59), after being shot during a mugging.
Died on December 8, 1980, at age 40, after being shot by a fan, M. D. Chapman.
Died on April 1, 1984 (aged 44), after being shot by his own father.
Died on September 11, 1987 (aged 42), after being tortured and killed by men who were attempting to rob him in his home.
Died on October 6, 1991 (aged 34), after being shot during a concert in Saint Petersburg.
Died on July 1, 2002 (aged 40), after being shot by two intruders, in his house from Tver.
Mihaela Runceanu died on November 1, 1989 (aged 34), smothered with a pillow by a personal friend of hers, in her own studio flat from Bucharest.
Died on March 9, 1997 (aged 24) after being shot in Los Angeles.
Died on September 13, 1996 (aged 25), after being shot four times, in Las Vegas.
He was shot dead by robbers, on October 18, 2007 (aged 43), at Johannesburg.
Cabral was shot and killed on July 9, 2011 (aged 74), during a tour in Guatemala.
Died on March 31, 1995 (aged 23), after being shot by a woman.
Shot and killed on November 25, 2006 (aged 27), after a concert.
Died on June 18, 2018, (aged 20), after being shot on Deerfield Beach, Florida.
Tortured and killed during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, on September 16, 1973 (aged 40)
Died on June 10, 2016 (aged 22), after being shot by an obsessed fan.
Died on June 20, 2018 (aged 40), after being shot in a nightclub.
Don Myrick, saxophonist, died on July 30, 1993 (aged 53), after being shot by a policeman.
Guitarist Euronymous died on August 10, 1993 (aged 25), when he was stabbed by a former bandmate.
Dimebag Darrell, guitarist, died on December 8, 2004 (aged 38), after being shot multiple times by a fan, during a concert.
On February 1, 2016, singer Jim Reeves was killed by two roommates in a hostel in Berlin. He was 47.
On January 19, 2017, Loalwa Braz (lead singer), was killed after a robbery who went wrong. She was 63.
Died on June 25, 1998 (aged 42), when his car was fired upon by masked gunmen.
Died on March 31, 2019 (aged 33), after being shot in Los Angeles.
He was killed on April 17, 1941 (aged 43) in London by a Luftwaffe parachute mine.
Mia Zapata (lead singer) died on July 7, 1993 (aged 27), when she was raped and strangled in Seattle.
Rhett Forrester (lead singer) died on January 22, 1994 (aged 37), after being shot when he refused to give up his vehicle in an attempted carjacking.
Sergio Gòmez (lead vocalist) died on Decembe 2, 2007 (aged 34) after he was abducted, tortured and strangled by gunmen.
The vocalist Cèzar Canales died on August 6, 2019 (aged 27), after being shot in the head, while the band was performing a concert.
Died on January 1, 2019, when he was shot in Rotterdam.
Guillermo "Willy" Oddò (lead singer) was assassinated on November 7, 1991(aged 48).
Died on June 26, 2010 (aged 40), after being shot on his way to perform at a village festival concert.
On November 29, 1993, Mihalea was murdered in his apartment from Bucharest, during a robbery. He was 41.
Roger Troutman, the founder and leader of the band died on April 25, 1999 (aged 47), after being shot by his own brother, Larry, also a member of the band.
She was murdered in her house, on April 27, 1986 (aged 36). It's not known who did it to this day.
He was killed out of jealousy, by French film director Yves Goulais, on October 10, 1991 (aged 42)
Killed by shooting on July 11, 2020 (aged 30)
Killed by shooting on August 4, 2020 (aged 27)
He was murdered on September 18, 2013 (aged 34)
Three members of the band (O'Toole, McCoy and Geraghty) were killed by two terrorists from Ulster Volunteer
Force, on 31 July 1975.
Proof was killed by shooting in Detroit, on April 11, 2006. He was 32.
The rapper was killed by shooting on January 24, 2003 (aged 29)
Killed by shooting on June 29, 2020 (aged 33)
Killed by shooting on February 19, 2020, during a robbery (aged 20).
He was murdered by shooting on November 3, 1988 (aged 51)
Singer Flor Loperena was killed by gunshot in 1988.
He was killed, at the age of 27, by a stray bullet during a gunfight in a Mexico City bar.
Yturbe was murdered on November 28, 1987, by shooting (aged 51)
Miguel González López, the guitarist, died in 1983 (aged 26), when he tried to rob a jeweler's shop with a toy gun. He was shot by the owner of the shop.
Singer and guitarist Bryan Harvey, along with his wife and their two daughters, was murdered on January 1, 2006. He was 49.
Junior Jein was shot on June 14 2021 (aged 38).