Ex-Warrant Singer Jani Lane DEAD AT 47 Jani Lane -- former lead singer of the rock band Warrant -- was found dead at a hotel in L.A. Thursday evening ... TMZ has learned. Lane's body was discovered at the Comfort Inn hotel in Woodland Hills, CA. So far, no official cause of death has been released. Lane famously penned the band's biggest hit "Cherry Pie" back in 1989 ... before eventually leaving the band to pursue a solo career. Lane had a history of alcohol-related issues -- he was ordered to serve 120 days in jail after he was arrested for DUI in 2010 ... his second DUI in two years. On August 11, 2011, Lane was found dead, with half a bottle of Vodka and a prescription medication at a Comfort Inn hotel in Woodland Hills, California. He was 47 years old. Lane is survived by his estranged wife, Kimberly; a brother, Eric; three sisters, Marcine Williams, Michelle Robinson and Victoria Oswald-Ley; a daughter from his first marriage, Taylar Lane; a daughter from his second marriage, Madison Lane; a son, and two stepdaughters, Ryan and Brittany.
on Aug. 18, 2011 at 9:52 PM