Tina Turner's eldest son Craig Turner has been found dead, aged 59
4 July 2018, 09:57
Tina Turner's eldest son Craig Raymond Turner, has died in an apparent suicide at the age of 59.
The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner confirmed to Variety that Turner's son was found dead on Tuesday afternoon (June 3) at his home in California, with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Craig was born in 1959, and was the child of Tina Turner and her boyfriend Raymond Hill, a saxophonist for the Kings of Rhythm Band.
It was through Hill that Tina would eventually meet her first husband, Ike Turner, who also adopted Craig.
Craig Turner worked as a real estate agent in the San Fernando Valley. He was reportedly a member of the National Association of Realtors and the California Association of Realtors.
He is survived by his father, his mother, and his biological half-brother, Ronnie.
Tina Turner has yet to release a statement regarding the incident.
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