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Jeffrey Carter Albrecht of Edie Brickell & New Bohemians shot death

Jeffrey Carter Albrecht, keyboard player for the Edie Brickell & New Bohemians band shot death by girlfriend's neighbor.

Jeffrey Carter Albrecht of Edie Brickell & New Bohemians shot death Jeffrey Carter Albrecht from the band "Edie Brickell & New Bohemians" was shot death on Monday by his girlfriend's neighbor. According to the police, Jeffrey Albrecht was trying to kick in the door of his girlfriend's neighbor, who mistaken the Edie Brickell & New Bohemians keyboard player for a burglar and fired his handgun through the door. The bullet hit Albrecht in the head and he died at the scene.

 It all started around 4:00 am on Monday, when the neighbor, who remains unidentified, was awaken by his wife screaming that a burglar was trying to get in. The neighbor yelled through the door for Albrecht to leave, but the musician continued to pound on the door. The scared man fired his gun through the door, fatally wounding Jeffrey Albrecht, who died minutes later. No arrests have been made and the case is under investigation.

 According to reports, Jeffrey Albrecht was drunk and beat up his girlfriend that night and in a rage tried to knock down the neighbor's door. Although the couple has no history of domestic violence, the police confirms that she had bruises on her face, but did not suffer serious injuries. She managed to lock him out of the house after the fight, which led to the fatal shooting.

 Jeffrey Carter Albrecht is mostly known under his middle name as "Carter Albrecht". He has been a member of the Edie Brickell & New Bohemians since October of 1999 and also played for Sorta. Before his untimely death, Carter Albrecht was working on a solo album.

Published on 09/04/2007

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