Metal Church late lead singer Mike Howe Suicide… According to the policeman who found the rocker’s body.
A spokesperson for the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department told TMZ… Mike’s official cause of death was determined to be asphyxiation by hanging. Officially called it suicide.
As we reported… Just after 10 am on Monday morning, the police in Eureka, California received a call and reported that someone died unexpectedly at home.When the representatives arrived at the scene, we were told that they Found that Mike is dead.
The Sheriff’s Department also told us that it is believed that alcohol and drugs were not the cause of the 55-year-old singer’s death, and that no controlled substances or equipment were found in the home where he died.
Mike joined Metal Church in the 1980s and helped record the band’s third album “Blessing in Disguise”, which included one of their most famous songs “Badlands”.
Metal Church released two more studio albums before disbanding in the 1990s, but the band eventually reunited, and Mike rejoined his band in 2015.