Slipknot’s Shawn Crahan thankful for “endless amount of love” following death of his daughter

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagicSlipknot percussionist Shawn “Clown” Crahan is thanking fans for their support following the unexpected death of his 22-year-old daughter, Gabrielle.

In a Facebook post, Crahan writes that he, his wife Chantel and their three other children, Alexandria, Simon and Gage are grateful 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,” he says. “You have all proven that there is empathy, positivity, & strength in this community that we call humanity here on Earth.”

A funeral for Gabrielle will be held this Sunday, May 26.

Gabrielle died last Saturday, May 18. A cause of death has not been revealed.

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