Jack White's keyboardist Isaiah 'Ikey' Owens dies

Isaiah 'Ikey' Owens, best known as the keyboardist for Jack White, was found dead in his hotel room. He was 38.

PTI| Last Updated: Oct 15, 2014, 15:19 PM IST

Los Angeles: Isaiah 'Ikey' Owens, best known as the keyboardist for Jack White, was found dead in his hotel room. He was 38.

The musician was found dead in Mexico, where he was on tour with White's band, reportedly.

White's record label Third Man Records said, "It is with great sadness that we tell the world of the passing of the incredible musician Isaiah 'Ikey' Owens. He will be missed and loved forever by his family, friends, bandmates and fans.

"Ikey Owens was an astounding keyboard player in Jack White's backing band. He also played with Mars Volta, Free Moral Agents, and many other projects.

"Out of respect for Ikey, the remaining shows of the Jack White Tour in Mexico have been cancelled. We will all miss you Ikey. You were and are an incredible artist." The cause of Owens's death is currently unknown.