Trish Doan, the bassist for Canadian metal band Kittie has died at the age of 31.
The news of Doan’s death was confirmed by the band in the following Facebook statement:
“It is with immeasurable sadness that we share news of the passing of our sister and best friend Trish Doan.
“Finding the right words is tough. She was so bright and vibrant and talented and we loved her and still do. She was so much more than just a musician or member of the band. She was our blood, our sister and family.
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“Finding our way without her will be challenging, like a ship without a lighthouse, and we are devastated. We ask that you please respect our privacy and her family's privacy during this difficult time.”
Doan joined Kittie in 2005. After leaving to study at university in 2007, she re-joined the band in 2012.
At the time of writing, no cause of death has been announced.