efe-epaNew York City, USA

The lead singer of ‘80s American rock band The Cars died Sunday in his Manhattan apartment, according to police.

Ric Ocasek, who led the new wave rock movement from the late-1970s and throughout the ‘80s, was found unconscious in his New York apartment by his ex-wife Paulina Porizkova. No exact cause of death was known as of Sunday evening. EFE-EPA