Tina Turner's son Ronnie's cause of death revealed

13 December 2022, 12:46 | Updated: 13 December 2022, 13:45

Tina Turner's son Ronnie has died
Tina Turner's son Ronnie has died. Picture: Getty

By Tom Eames

Tina Turner's son Ronnie reportedly died due to complications from colon cancer

Tina Turner's son Ronnie was found dead at his Los Angeles home, TMZ reported on Friday (December 9).

The LA County Medical Examiner Coroner’s office has now reported that Mr Turner, was found dead due to ‘complications of metastatic colon carcinoma’.

The report also confirms that the 62-year-old suffered from atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease which causes obstructed arteries.

Ronnie Turner had survived previous cancer diagnosis' and it was reported his colon cancer returned just three weeks before his death.

Ronnie Turner with his father Ike in 1999
Ronnie Turner with his father Ike in 1999. Picture: Alamy

The news comes just four years after Tina's older son, Craig, died in July 2018. Tina gave birth to Craig when she was 18, after getting pregnant by saxophone player Raymond Hill.

Ronnie was born in 1960, to parents Tina and her husband Ike Turner. The couple split in 1976, after Tina accused Ike of abuse. Ike died of a drug overdose in 2007.

He previously starred alongside his mother in her 1993 biopic What's Love Got To Do With It.

Ronnie Turner had a history of drug-related arrests, including one in August 1999 for possession of cocaine. He had previously battled cancer., and was also an accomplished musician.

Tina also adopted ex-husband Ike Turner's two sons, Ike Jr and Mike.