Bobby Brown Jr, son of singer Bobby Brown, dies aged 28

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Bobby Brown Jr (centre) with brother Landon (left), and father Bobby Brown (right). (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images)
Bobby Brown Jr (centre) with brother Landon (left), and father Bobby Brown (right). (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images)

Singer Bobby Brown's son Bobby Jr has died at the age of 28.

Brown Jr was found dead at his Los Angeles home on Wednesday, the Los Angeles Police Department have said.

Police had been called to a "medical emergency" and there is no suspicion of foul play according to police. A cause of death has not been disclosed.

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His elder brother, Landon, shared a photo of his late sibling to Instagram alongside a caption which read: "I love you forever King."

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Brown Jr's mother is Kim Ward, who is also mother to Brown Sr's daughter La'Princia.

His death comes five years after the passing of his younger sister Kristina Bobbi who died in July 2015 at the age of 22. She had been in a medically-induced coma for six months after being found unconscious in her bathtub in January 2015.

She was the daughter of Brown Sr and singer Whitney Houston who were married from 1992 to 2007.

Houston died in February 2012 aged 48 after accidentally drowning in her bathtub, with heart disease and cocaine use acting as contributing factors.

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Bobbi Kristina's ex-boyfriend Nick Gordon was found dead in January 2020, with his cause of death determined as a heroin overdose.

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Her family had blamed him for her death in a lawsuit but he was never charged in the case. He was, however, found liable in a wrongful death lawsuit, with a judge ordering him to pay $36 million to Bobbi Kristina's family.

With additional reporting by PA.

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