George Strait’s Brother Found Dead in San Antonio Hotel

Buddy Strait, the older brother of George Strait, was found dead in a San Antonio hotel room on Friday (April 10). He was 58. His body was discovered by a cleaning crew at a La Quinta Inn on the far northwest side of the city, according to WOAI-TV in San Antonio. Deputies said Strait, whose real name was John Strait Jr., was in town on business. Investigators believe he died of natural causes, but an autopsy will be held to determine the exact cause of death. George Strait and his family live near San Antonio.