Tina Turner's oldest son dies aged 59

The sad news of his death comes as Tina is making a rare trip outside her new home country of Switzerland to attend Paris Fashion Week events

The sad news of his death comes as Tina is making a rare trip outside her new home country of Switzerland to attend Paris Fashion Week events

TMZ first reported the news this afternoon.

The L.A. County Medical Examiner's office told Fox News that Craig Turner died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Studio City, Calif., on Tuesday.

On Tuesday, July 3, Tina Turner's son Craig Raymond Turner committed suicide at age 59.

Rest in peace, Craig Raymond Turner.

After the police arrived at the scene, the man was pronounced dead. (Son of Ike & Lorraine Taylor), Ike Turner, Craig Hill (Son of Tina & Raymond Hill), Ronnie Turner (Son of Ike & Tina). "He'd always look down in sadness", she said of when he watched the alleged abuse. Tina also adopted two of Ike's sons, Michael and Ike Turner Jr. who she raised with Craig and Ronnie.

Richard Swift, The Shins and Arcs Musician, Dies at 41
Swift's most recent solo effort was 2009's The Atlantic Ocean . "He is uninsured and the cost of the care he is getting is a lot". On June 19, representatives announced that Swift had been hospitalized due to a "life-threatening condition".

2 contractors critically wounded in Kansas school shooting
Lacy says that police believe an argument erupted between co-workers installing synthetic turf on the school's playground. There is developing news out of Kansas, where authorities are responding to a double shooting at an elementary school.

Southern Syria Fighting Creates New Refugee, Border Crises; Israel Sends Aid
Syria is pushing south in an offensive against rebels in the southern Daraa Province, which borders Israel and Jordan . It is estimated that as many as 115 civilians have been killed in regime bombardments on the province since 19 June.

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Singer Tina Turner performs onstage during the 50th annual Grammy awards held at the Staples Center on February 10, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.

The woman married German music producer Erwin Bach in 2013.

Turner was pictured with actress Juliette Binoche and Roberta Armani at the fashion event in the City of Lights before learning of her eldest son's sudden death.

If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Recommended News

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.