Guitarist J. Geils found dead in his Massachusetts home

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( CNN) John Warren Geils Jr ., the guitarist and founder of the eponymous J. Geils Band, has died, police in Groton, Massachusetts, said.

Police came to Geils’ home for a well-being check, police Chief Donald Palma suggested. The 71 -year-old was attained insensitive and was declared dead at the scene.

Police are probing the demise as a standard procedure. Foul play was not believed and a initial investigation proposes Geils vanished of natural movements, Palma said.