Nick Gordon, the ex-partner of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown, has died. He was 30.
Gordon’s legal professional Joe S. Habachy confirmed his consumer’s dying in an announcement to The Related Press. The Atlanta legal professional didn’t give a reason for dying.
Gordon’s dying comes practically 5 years after Brown, the daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, was discovered face-down and unresponsive in a tub in January 2015. She died after six months in a coma.
Investigators with the medical expert’s workplace weren’t in a position to decide precisely how Brown died. An post-mortem confirmed that she had morphine, cocaine, alcohol and pharmaceuticals in her physique, however the medical expert couldn’t decide if she killed herself, if another person killed her or if her dying was unintentional.
Her household blamed Gordon, accusing him within the lawsuit of giving her a “poisonous cocktail” earlier than placing her face-down within the water.
Gordon was by no means charged within the case, however he was discovered accountable in a wrongful dying lawsuit. An Atlanta decide ordered him to pay $36 million to Brown’s property.
Houston introduced Gordon into her family as an orphan on the age of 12, elevating him and her daughter after divorcing Bobby Brown in 2007. Gordon wore a big tattoo of Houston’s face on his arm and referred to as the singer “mother,” however she by no means absolutely adopted him or included him within the will. After Houston’s dying, Gordon and Bobbi Kristina went public with their romance.
“Regardless of the entire unbelievable challenges Nick confronted over the previous couple of years I can truthfully say that he labored arduous to carry his head up and keep sober and that he genuinely needed a contented wholesome life together with his household greater than anything,” Habachy stated in an announcement.