Keith Martin, R&B singer of ‘Because of You’, has died aged 55

R&B singer Keith Martin was found dead in the Philippines at the age of 55.

Martin, an American artist best known for his ballad “Because of You,” was found dead at his Quezon City condo on Friday, according to The Philippine Star.

Construction workers found Martin’s body after being alerted by his neighbors to a foul odor coming from the house, the report said. Officials estimated he may have been dead for a week, according to the Star.

Known for his romantic love songs, Martin achieved huge success in 1995 with his tune “Never Find Someone Like You,” which charted on Billboard and was featured in the hit film Bad Boys.

Martin had relocated to Manila in 2004 to become an in-house producer for EMI Philippines and work on developing Asian artists.

An inquest into his death was underway.

Construction workers found Keith Martin's body after being alerted by his neighbors to an odor coming from the house, the report said.
Construction workers found Keith Martin’s body after being alerted by his neighbors to an odor coming from the house, the report said.
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