Body of saxophonist discovered at Leeds flat

Jason Rae, the husband of Corinne Bailey Rae, has been found dead.

West Yorkshire Police have confirmed that the body of the 31-year-old saxophonist was found in a flat in the Hyde Park area of Leeds on Saturday.

A post-mortem to discover cause of death proved inconclusive and toxicology results are awaited.

‘As a result of inquiries a 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of supplying controlled drugs,’ a police spokesman tells BBC News.

‘He has now been released on police bail pending further inquiries.’

Corinne, 29, married Jason, a musician with the Haggis Horns, in 2001 at the age of 22.

EMI, the singer’s record label, have issued a statement.

‘EMI Records would like to offer its sincere condolences to Corinne Bailey Rae and the Rae family at this tragic time.

‘We ask that the media respects Corinne’s privacy and that of her entire family.’

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