Dave Matthews Saxophonist Dies

LeRoi Moore succumbed to complications from ATV injuries
By Peter Fearon,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 20, 2008 2:07 AM CDT
Dave Matthews Saxophonist Dies
Dave Matthews, performs with his band during a concert at West Point Military Academy. LeRoi Moore, the band's saxophonist has died.    (AP Photo)

(Newser) – Dave Matthews Band saxophonist LeRoi Moore, one of the group's founding members, is dead, reports E!Online. The 46-year-old musician and arranger died yesterday in a Los Angeles hospital from complications linked to injuries Moore suffered in an ATV accident on his Virginia farm nearly two months ago. Matthews announced the death during an LA concert last night, saying: "He gave up his ghost to heaven and we will miss him always," (Read more LeRoi Moore stories.)

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