Memphis Police are treating the death of garage rocker Jay Reatard as a murder and are calling for anyone with information for the investigation.
29-year old Jay Reatard (real name Jay Lindsay) was found dead at around 3.30am Sunday at his home in Cooper-Young, Tennessee.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at (901) 528-CASH or submit a tip to the website http://www.528cash.org. Information leading to an arrest has a $1000 bounty attached to it.
Jay Lee Lindsay Jr was born on May 1, 1980.
He signed to Goner Records when he was 15-years old and scored an opening act slot soon after with Rocket From The Crypt.
Jay named his first band The Reatards and adopted the surname.
The last album for Jay and the Reatards was ‘Not Fucked Enough’ in 2005 followed by the ‘I Lie Too’ EP in 2006.
The last album for Jay Reatard was ‘Watch Me Fall’ in 2009.