RAPID CITY - The
man who jumped to his death from an eighth-floor window of the
Radisson Hotel early Monday morning was the brother of the front
man for the band Seether.
died shortly after midnight Monday when he jumped out of a window
on the north side of the Radisson Hotel on Main Street in downtown
brother, Shaun Morgan, is the lead singer and guitarist for
Seether, a rock band that performed Saturday night at the Buffalo
The room Welgemoed
jumped from is situated toward the east end of the building facing
Eighth Street. The window he jumped from faced the north, toward
the parking lot of the Radisson. Albertson's grocery is north of
that parking lot.
According to the
Seether Web site, upcoming shows in Idaho and Mississippi have been
canceled due to Welgemoed's death. Welgemoed was not a member of
the band but was on tour with them.
Rapid City Police
said Welgemoed was in his 20s and was originally from South Africa
but had moved to California.
Message boards on
Seether's Web site are filled with regards for Shaun Morgan and
speculation about what happened.
police, no foul play is suspected in the death. It was ruled a
suicide after investigation Monday.
would not comment on the incident.