"Because of You" hitmaker Keith Martin was found dead in his Quezon City condominium unit on Friday, March 25.
According to the news report of GMA News, Keith's neighbors alerted the condominium's property manager on Friday morning regarding a foul smell on the sixth floor.
The barangay authorities then made an inspection and were able to trace the smell to Keith's Unit 6E. The singer's lifeless body was found in the unit.
Quezon City Police District's Police Lt. Colonel Cristine Tabdi said that the case has been turned over to the Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit to be further investigated.
Various artists penned a tribute for the 56-year-old singer on social media.
"Damn… this news is shocking. Gone too soon Keith Eric Martin. You will be missed brotha. Your music will live in our hearts forever," Kris Lawrence said in a Facebook post.
"In shock and in disbelief.. You will be missed, Keith Martin.. Thank you for the inspiration. You will leave a legacy of great music that is timeless and will always be remembered," Kyla wrote on Twitter.
In shock and in disbelief.. You will be missed, Keith Martin.. Thank you for the inspiration. You will leave a legacy of great music that is timeless and will always be remebered..— Kyla (@kylaessentials) March 25, 2022
"Little did I know this is the last time I’m seeing you and hearing your loud a** voice! Kitkit! You will be missed!" Sheree Bautista wrote in a Facebook post.
Keith Martin was 55 years old.