Bobby Brown's son Bobby Jr. dies at 28
More tragedy involving Bobby Brown's family: His 28-year-old son is dead, the singer's lawyer confirmed to EW.
Bobby Brown Jr. was found in his L.A.-area home, according to TMZ, which was first to report the news. Born in 1992, Bobby Jr. was the son of singer Brown and Kim Ward. No cause of death has been revealed at this time.
“Please keep my family in your prayers at this time. Losing my son at this point in our lives has devastated my family. There are no words to explain the pain," Brown said in a statement to EW.
His attorney, Christopher Brown, said Bobby Brown Jr. was not feeling well a couple days before his death, with flu-like symptoms.
"This is a tragic loss and we will be let the authorities conduct their investigation of his death," he added. “We ask that you respect the family’s privacy at this time and there will be no further comments.”
Bobby Jr. is preceded in death by his half-sister, Bobbi Kristina Brown. She was found unconscious in her Georgia home in January 2015 and placed in a medically induced coma. She was removed from the ventilator six months later.
Whitney Houston was the stepmother of Bobby Jr. She died in 2012, at 48.
After Bobby Jr.'s death, his brother Landon shared a black-and-white photo of his late sibling to Instagram, writing in the caption, "I love you forever King."