How did Timmy Matley die? Overtones singer has died aged 36

The official cause of death Overtones singer Timmy Matley has not yet been confirmed but it is believed that he fell from a building in London

                            How did Timmy Matley die? Overtones singer has died aged 36
Overtones, Timmy Matley (centre) (Source : Getty Images)

Overtones singer Timmy Matley has passed away at the early age of 36 years after battling skin cancer. The fans of his band and band members have been left in a devastated state post his death.

It is believed that the young and talented singer had battled skin cancer in 2016 but had gone into remission after treatment. 

He seemed to be in a positive state of mind and even continued to tour with his band. His Overtones bandmates, Mark Franks, Mike Crawshaw, Lachie Chapman and Darren Everest have paid tribute to him after the tragic event. 

In an emotional Facebook post the band wrote, "It is with the greatest sadness that we have to announce that our dear friend and brother Timmy has passed away. We know this news will be as heartbreaking for you all as it is for us. We appreciate your love and support at this difficult time. Mike, Darren, Mark & Lachie x x."

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No official cause of death has been confirmed yet.

However, the Evening Echo reported that it was believed that Matley fell from the balcony of a London building.

It is known that the star had been receiving treatment for a stage three malignant melanoma after he was diagnosed in 2016. He had updated his fans and followers and said that his treatment had been successful and his doctors believed that they would find no trace of the disease on his next scan. 

In recent messages which he had uploaded on social media, he sounded happy and joked with fans saying that he would see them soon. When a fan messaged him to tell him that he had booked tickets for an upcoming Overtones gig at Northampton, Timmy  responded saying, "Woop woop , exciting see you there . Summer party x,". 

He told another follower "Look forward in seeing you at the Xmas tour" when she tweeted saying that she had missed out on their smaller UK tour.