Tuesday, 25 March 2008

Corinne Bailey Rae's husband found dead

LONDON - The husband of Grammy-nominated British singer Corinne Bailey Rae has been found dead.

Police say Jason Rae was found in an apartment in the northern English city of Leeds on Saturday. Officers are awaiting results of toxicology tests to determine the cause of death.

A 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of supplying him with drugs but has been released on bail, officials said.

Thirty-one-year-old Jason Rae was a saxophonist with a funk band, the Haggis Horns.

Bailey Rae's self-titled debut album sold more than 1 million copies in the U.S. after its release in 2006.The 29-year-old was nominated for song of the year at the Grammy Awards in both 2007 and 2008.

Corinne Bailey Rae arrives at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards in a Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008   photo, in Los Angeles. Police say Jason Rae, husband of the Grammy-nominated British singer, was found dead in an apartment in the northern English city of Leeds on Saturday, March 22, 2008. Officers are awaiting results of toxicology tests to determine the cause of death.   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
AP Photo: Corinne Bailey Rae arrives at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards in a Sunday, Feb. 10,...

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