According to a statement issued by the band led by Pete Doherty and Carl Barât, Paul Dufour, the original drummer for The Libertines, has died.
The statement said: “Paul Dufour, our much loved drummer from the early days, passed away last night. We are all in great shock and sadness. Sending love and thoughts to Paul’s friends and family. It was honour to play with you Mr Razzcocks. Forever in our hearts x. (sic)”