Wife of former Eagles member Randy Meisner found dead

Incident occurred at Los Angeles home on Sunday (March 6)

Update 07.03.16: TMZ reports that Randy Meisner has been cleared in the death of his wife Lana Rae: “LAPD detectives have concluded she accidentally shot herself… Police say she was ‘moving a rifle that was stored inside the closet’ when it accidentally went off.”

The wife of former Eagles member Randy Meisner has reportedly been found dead at the couple’s home.

Lana Rae Meisner is reported to have died of a gunshot wound on Sunday (March 6), hours after police reportedly attended a domestic violence call at the Los Angeles property but left without incident.


TMZ reports that Lana Rae had called the police to report her husband, who she said was “acting erratically” and in possession of a BB gun, according to law enforcement sources.

Radar Online reports that LAPD officers later arrived at the Studio City property following a second call, finding one person dead and arresting a suspect. The police have not revealed the identity of the suspect at this time.

TMZ reports that Randy Meisner wax taken to hospital on Monday (March 7) after “acting in an altered state”.

Police are said to be looking at surveillance footage from the incident.

Bassist Meisner was a member of The Eagles from 1971–77.