Tina Turner’s firstborn son, Craig Turner, died of apparent suicide Tuesday at the age of 59, the Los Angeles coroner’s office confirms to the Media He was 59.
Police found him dead at 12:38 p.m. of an apparent gunshot wound inside his Studio City, Calif. home, according to Ed Winter, assistant chief of investigations for the Los Angeles.coroner’s department. An autopsy is pending.
According to TMZ:“Craig was in the real estate business in the San Fernando Valley… Craig was born when Tina was 18 … before she married Ike Turner. Once Tina and Ike wed, Ike adopted Craig. His biological father was a saxophonist named Raymond Hill, who performed with Ike’s band.”