Chris Daughtry postpones tour after daughter Hannah’s ‘unexpected death’, the band confirms

(NEXSTAR) – Daughtry, the band with “American Idol” album Chris Daughtry, have postponed their current tour following the “unexpected death” of his daughter Hannah, the band said late Friday.

“Due to the unexpected death of Chris and Deanna Daughtry’s daughter, Hannah, all currently scheduled shows for the coming week for Daughtry have been postponed,” reads a message posted on the band’s social media channelp. “The Daughtry family thanks you for your understanding and respectfully prays for privacy in this very difficult time.”

In the statement, Daughtry said “further details” will be available in the future.

“The investigation into this tragic death is still ongoing,” the band wrote.

Daughtry, 41, married his wife Deanna Daughtry in 2000. Together they have four children: Hannah, 25, and Griffin, 23, from Dana’s previous relationship, and twins Adalynn Rose and Noah James, 10, People reports.

The business further reported that Hannah was found dead in a home in Nashville Friday by Nashville police.

Daughtry became famous in 2006 as a participant in the fifth season of “American Idol”, and eventually finished in fourth place after winner Taylor Hicks and second place Katherine McPhee and Elliott Yamin. He and his band Daughtry released their debut album on RCA Records later that year.

The band began touring in support of their sixth album “Dearly Beloved” earlier this month.

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