Guitarist Gord Lewis found dead, his son charged of murder


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Canada’s ‘Teenage head’ co-founder and guitarist Gord Lewis found dead on Sunday in his home at Hamilton,Ontario. He was 65 year old. The news was announced on Monday via the official Instagram page ( ) of the band Teenage Head.As per the sources of The Spectator the cause of the death is homicide. Apparently, the police announced his son is guilty of his murder.

Gord Lewis’ son allegedly murdered him

On August 9, police arrested Lewis’ 41-year-old son, Jonathan Lewis. Police announced he is charged with second degree murder. Moreover, Hamilton police started their investigation on this matter.The police discovered his body in his Hamilton house.

Detective Sergeant Sara Beck said the injuries of the late artist are clearly indicating foul play in this case. She also added that police are not finding any additional suspects. Further on, police continue searching for witnesses and checking CCTV footage of the road near his house. The investigation will be going on for now.

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Gord Lewis’s Career

Gord Lewis co-founder of the punk rock band Teenage Head in 1975. He established this band alongside vocalist and drummer Frankie Venom and singer Dave Desroches. Later on, the band gained a lot of popularity in the country before finding global fame. Lewis is also a talented guitarist and appreciated by a lot of people. Their notable hits include “Let’s Shake” and “Some Kinda Fun”.His fellow bandmates Marshall,Gene Champagne, and Dave Desroches give condolences to his family.

They wrote” We are heartbroken and still trying to process the loss of our friend, bandmate and brother Gord Lewis,our hearts are with his family and all that knew and loved him. Gord was a force and an inspiration to many. You were taken from us far too soon”.

However, Lewis’s death isn’t the first death of the Band’s member. Previously, Venom a member of this also died from throat cancer in 2008.

This veteran musican will always be on heart of his fans.



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