Luke Bell, a country music artist and songwriter, was found lifeless in Arizona on Tuesday, merely over per week since he was reported missing inside the area.

He was 32 years earlier.

Luke Bell performs at Tree Metropolis Music Competitors – Day 3 on Might 27, 2017 in Heritage Park, Forest Metropolis, Iowa. Might he leisure in peace. (Image by Rick Diamond/Getty Photographs for Tree Metropolis Music Competitors)

Bell’s shut good buddy and fellow musician, Matt Kinman, confirmed the tragic data to the Saving Nation Music weblog yesterday afternoon.

In line with the outlet, Bell — who had bipolar dysfunction — went missing in Tuscon on August 20, when he seemingly vanished whereas Kinman was grabbing one factor to eat.

His physique was discovered near his ultimate recognized location 9 days later.

A rationalization for lack of life stays “unknown,” authorities suggested the aforementioned publication, although an investigation is underway.

Throughout the wake of an insider telling the weblog that Bell’s psychological state had these days “took a flip for the extra severe,” many contemporaries expressed their shock and sorrow on social media.

“Man…Luke Bell…what the f—okay. RIP to an precise one. Been a really very long time since I observed him and I was merely talking about him the other day questioning what he’s been as a lot as,” Joshua Hedley wrote on Twitter.

“Actually a tragic night for nation music.”

Nation band Mike and the Moonpies moreover remembered the late musician by means of Fb.

The heartbreaking message be taught as follows:

“Phrase merely bought right here down on the passing of Luke Bell and we’re heartbroken over the knowledge.

“I can vividly keep in mind the first time I met Luke at Hole inside the Wall over a decade up to now, proper right down to the clothes on his once more. The individual (and his music) left an impression.

“He was an precise deal touring troubadour available on the market on that misplaced freeway. Do your self a favor and positioned on some Luke Bell tunes tonight in his memory.

“Rest In Peace, good buddy.”

Bell launched his first album in 2016.

He opened at situations for such big names as Willie Nelson and Dwight Yoakam, telling The Boot shortly after the discharge of this album:

“To be reliable, I dwell inside the day, and I rely smiles.

“That’s it. Concentrate, half the time, I end up ingesting beer with my neighbors. Life’s not that harmful. The draw again, in some strategies, is I don’t have a partner and children, nevertheless on the same time, it’s pretty best possible correct now. I merely journey spherical to totally different cities and dangle round with totally different people…

“The purpose is to have extreme hopes and low expectations and have an excellent time.”

Bell launched his closing single, “Jealous Man,” in January 2021.

We ship our condolences to his associates, relations and relations.

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