Craig Turner, the eldest son of music legend Tina Turner, has died of an apparent suicide in Studio City, California, sources have confirmed. He was 59.
“The call was reported as a suicide, gunshot wound,” the spokesperson said. “The next of kin has been notified. There will be an autopsy done and there is an investigator at the scene.”
Craig, a real estate agent in California, was the son of Tina, who gave birth to him at 18, and Kings of Rhythm saxophonist Raymond Hill. Tina would marry Ike Turner four years later, and Ike Turner would then adopt Craig.
According to ET, Tina appears to be in Paris, France for the Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week.
People notes that the singer has been living in Europe since 1995, giving up her American citizenship in 2013.
If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).