On October 16, Kou Itou, the vocalist for the band THE FOOLS, died while in prison.
The band announced Itou's passing through its official Facebook page.
The cause of death is currently unknown. An autopsy is being conducted, and the results will be shared by the band.
Itou was scheduled to be released from prison in 40 days. He had been serving a prison sentence since November 2015.
THE FOOLS is a punk band that formed in the 80s and has been active on and off since its formation. Its last album "REBEL MUSIC" was released on May 18, 2016.