Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray’s Grave Robbed
As if the death of bassist Paul Gray wasn’t hard enough on the members of Slipknot, it has now been reported that some items have been stolen from his grave site.
“In a very upsetting turn of events we have learned that some gifts left for Paul at his grave site have been stolen,” the band said in a statement on their website. “There were statues of a gargoyle as well as a [Buddha] that were placed at Paul’s grave by his friends and family that were taken.”
The statement continued, “We ask that whoever did this please return the items no questions asked. If anyone has any information about the stolen items please let us know by posting in the comments. Thank you for your continued support in this trying time.”
Gray was found dead May 24 in a Des Moines, Iowa hotel from what was determined by a coroner to be an accidental overdose of morphine. Slipknot have still not stated their future plans, but they’re currently all focusing their strength on side projects.
None of the stolen items have been returned at this time.