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Jason Rae, the musician-husband of Grammy-nominated sensation Corinne Bailey Rae, was tragically found dead Saturday. It is suspected he died of a drug overdose however post mortem efforts have not been conclusive.
He was only 31.
Rae’s body was found in a London flat. Corrine was not with him when he died, however British police had arrested and subsequently released on bail an unidentified 32-year-old man for allegedly “supplying controlled substances.”
Before Corinne Bailey Rae blew up in the international music scene, she fell in love with Jason while she worked at a jazz club as a coat check attendant. While sitting in with various bands on slow nights she got to know the saxophone who worked with the band, Haggis Horns. The pair were married in 2001 and it is beleived Corrine’s award-winning “Like A Star” was dedicated to him.
The pair had no children.