Mourners plan to assemble Monday (Feb. 11) at a memorial service in Tennessee for musician Kyle Yorlets after the frontman for the rock band Carverton was gunned down throughout a theft.
The service will likely be held at Belmont University, Yorlets’ alma mater, the Nashville-based band stated in a press release. The band says “all are welcome to come back and have fun the lifetime of Kyle.”
Yorlets, 24, was fatally shot outdoors his dwelling Thursday, Metropolitan Nashville police stated.
Five youths in a stolen pickup truck have been in an alley behind Yorlets’ dwelling once they noticed him outdoors, police stated in a press release. They are accused of stealing his pockets, demanding the keys to his car and capturing him when he refused.
Authorities later arrested the youths at a Nashville retailer and recovered two stolen, loaded pistols. The suspects ranging in age from 12 to 16 have been charged with felony murder, and prosecutors have been in search of to attempt them as adults.
A local of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Yorlets and guitarist Michael Curry of Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, fashioned Carverton in 2014. They moved to Nashville, with drummer Christian Ferguson and bassist Michael Wiebell becoming a member of in 2016. Yorlets graduated from Belmont in May 2017 and labored at eating places between performances.
The band’s debut album, Chasing Sounds, is due out on the finish of March. The band stated on its web site that “every tune is about pivotal factors in a single’s life, leaving the listener feeling welcomed and accepted to a neighborhood that appreciates private progress in the course of the hardest of instances.”
Expanding on that theme, Yorlets defined, “We hope our music might be each relatable and inspiring to those that want it. Life is loopy and unpredictable, and we wish to painting that in our music.”
The band stated it’s “heartbroken.”
“We are in a state of shock and are having to know the fact that’s now in entrance of us,” the band’s assertion stated. “Our condolences for his household and family members and all of the lives that he touched. We will always remember Kyle, and although he’s gone too quickly his legacy is right here to remain.”