Gabrielle Crahan, left, at the 2014 Grammy Awards with her dad, Slipknot's Shawn "Clown" Crahan , Middle, and mother Chantel. (Photo: Dan MacMedan / USA TODAY)

Slipknot percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan has announced the death of his daughter.

that I must tell you all that my youngest daughter, Gabrielle, has died … May 18, 2019. She was 22 years old, "wrote Crahan, 49, in a statement released on social media on Sunday The heavy metal band was released accounts .

He continued, "My family and I ask that our privacy be respected in the future."

Gabrielle is Crahan's youngest daughter, with wife Chantel Cause of death has not yet been announced, but "funeral arrangements will be held soon," it continues.

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Corey Taylor, the singer of the group, expressed his condolences.

"My heart is broken for my brother," he tweeted . "Please keep the Crahan family in your thoughts and in your love. She is missing. "

In September, Crahan paid tribute to his daughter on her birthday by sharing a fallback picture of a young Gabrielle, writing, "We love you Gabri."

Crahan has three other children: daughter Alexandria and sons Gage and Simon.

USA TODAY has asked Crahan's representative for an opinion.

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