Fans mourn Depeche Mode keyboardist Andy “Fletch” Fletcher († 60). The musician co-founded the band in 1980 and remained loyal to it for more than 40 years.
Fletcher’s bandmates announced his death on social media on Thursday. Rolling Stone magazine confirmed the cause of death was natural.
«Fletch had a true heart of gold»
“We are shocked and saddened by the untimely passing of our dear friend, family member and bandmate Andy “Fletch” Fletcher,” the band said in a statement.
And further: “Fletch had a true heart of gold and was always there when you needed support, a lively conversation, a good laugh or a cold beer.” (eu)