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Bobby Brown Jr found dead at 28

 

Bobby Brown and Kim Ward's 28-year-old son Bobby Brown Jr. has been found dead at his home in Los Angeles on Wednesday, TMZ reports.

Authorities are still investigating the scene, however, sources have told the publication that "they do not believe there was foul play involved".

Brown Jr was 13 when he appeared on his family's short-lived Bravo reality show "Being Bobby Brown".

His mother is Kim Ward, who dated Bobby Brown on and off for 11 years, before he was engaged to Whitney Houston.

Bobby Brown Jr was one of seven of Bobby Brown's children, who included Bobbi Kristina, his daughter with Whitney Houston, who passed away at 22 in 2015.

His other children are LaPrincia, 30, Landon, 34, Cassius, 11, Bodhi, 5, Hendrix, 4.

The death of Brown Jr comes after the death of Bobbi Kristina, who was found lifeless in the bathtub in her home in Georgia on July 26, 2015.

 

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Bobbi Kristina was on life support for several months before she passed away, with the coroner determining her death was caused by drowning in the tub while she had toxic levels of cocaine and alcohol in her system.

Her death was eerily similar to her famous mother, Whitney Houston, who died three years prior from an accidental overdose while in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Bobbi Kristina was laid next to her mother at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, New Jersey.

In March 2018, Bobby Brown alleged that he didn't believe that drugs were involved in Whitney Houston's death.

"I don't think (Whitney) died from drugs," Bobby Brown told Rolling Stoneat the time.

"She was really working hard on herself to try to be a sober person."

Brown, who was married to Houston from 1992 to 2007, fears the superstar songstress died from a broken heart.

When asked upfront what the cause was, Brown simply said: "Just being broken-hearted."

He didn't elaborate on why.

Toxicology testing measured 0.58 micrograms of cocaine per millilitre of blood drawn from a vein in Houston's leg during the autopsy, the Los Angeles County coroner's office said at the time.

Testing also found marijuana, the anti-anxiety drug Xanax, the muscle relaxant Flexeril and the allergy medicine Benadryl in Houston's body when she died.

A coroner's report stated prescription drugs "did not contribute to the death."

In the rare interview with the renowned music magazine, Brown also said he was still waiting for justice in regards to the tragic death of his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown.

Her boyfriend at the time, Nick Gordon, found the 22-year-old face down in the bath and began CPR until emergency services arrived.

Her boyfriend Nick Gordon was found "legally responsible" for Bobbi's wrongful death one year later and was ordered to pay $36 million to Bobbi's estate.

 

Bobby Brown has lost two children.
Bobby Brown has lost two children.

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Gordon died in January 202 0, aged 30, of a drug overdose.

According to The Daily Mail, Gordon was rushed to the intensive care unit at Altamonte Springs Hospital - where he eventually died - on New Year's Day.

More to come

 

 

Originally published as Bobby Brown Jr found dead at 28


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