SLIPKNOT’s CLOWN Releases Statement On His Daughter’s Death

Shawn Crahan

SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn “Clown” Crahan has posted a statement regarding his daughter’s death. His youngest daughter, Gabrielle, passed away on May 18th. She was 22 years old.

Statement reads: “Firstly: Chantel, Alexandria, Gage, Simon and I would like to thank everyone for the endless amount of love, prayers, thoughts and kindness we have been receiving. While it is not possible for me to read and respond to each individual message & comment right now, I want you to know that we can feel the energy shared and we are so grateful. You have all proven that there is empathy, positivity, & strength in this community that we call humanity here on Earth.”

He said the funeral will be held on Sunday, May 26, and that flowers can be sent to the Scottish Rite Consistory in Des Moines, while cards and condolences can be addressed to Iles Funeral Homes in Des Moines.

No cause of death has yet been revealed.