Gord Lewis found dead: Gord Lewis, 65, a well-known Canadian Guitarist, was found dead in Ontario at his home. Charged with the second-degree murder, his 41-year-old son, Jonathan Lewis, is being suspected of the foul play.
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Gord Lewis found dead- a case of foul play
Gord was Canadian rock band Teenage Head’s founding guitarist. He was on Sunday found dead in his apartment located at Hamilton, Ontario.
Authorities suspect foul play in his death, and therefore the police are treating it as a homicide, and Jonathan, his son, is the main suspect in the case. He has therefore been charged with second-degree murder.
Sara Bleck, the Detective Sergeant, gave her statement
It was on Sunday noon when the police arrived at the apartment of Gord. They found a man in his 60s dead.
Sara Beck, the Detective Sergeant from the homicide unit, gave her statement that the “injuries consistent with foul play.” She even said that the information was received about the death as many emails to different media outlets, who were informed about the deceased.
It was based on this entire information that the police went to the home of the deceased. As per Beck, the identification of the deceased has not yet been made. The reason behind it was that the body they found was in a decomposition state.
As per Beck, the family members have been informed about the occupant of the apartment and the investigation.
Has there been any autopsy?
While the statement was made by Beck, the autopsy wasn’t performed. When the deceased body was found, Jonathan was taken into custody by the police. As of now, there are no additional suspects who are getting investigated. According to the authorities, this was an isolated incident.
Suspicious messages and emails sent out to media members
Suspicious messages were received by the media members. The two emails have been linked to Gord’s son, Jonathan. The emails were first received on Saturday at 8 p.m., and the same continued up till the next morning. An email also discussed the funeral people to go to the apartment of Gord as his father was there decaying.
Messages before it, they talked about the sickness of the sender. It also talked about the sender seeking help and looking to give Gord a proper burial. Further, these emails discussed that the victim definitely didn’t deserve it.
Police were quick to reach out to the crime scene after getting information
Yes, the police made it quick and arrived at the crime scene. This happened right after one of the staff members from the media outlets reached out to the authorities through a 911 call for a wellness check.
Beck stated that in Hamilton, this was the third homicide they saw in 2022.
Gord’s brother has now made an official statement to the CBS Hamilton. He described the guitarist as “gentle, artistic, musically inspirational, loving and loyal.”
Gord was one of the founding members of the iconic band, Teenage Head.
He, along with Frankie Venom, Steve Mahon, and Nick Stipanitz, did all this back in the high school days in 1975. The band now is just survived by Nick Stipanitz as the founding member, as in 2008, Venom passed away after battling for a long time with throat cancer.
A statement has also been posted on social media by the band members. They said they are heartbroken, and they are just trying their best to process this loss of a bandmate, a friend, and a brother.
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