Nick Gordon Dies On New Year’s Day At Age 30
The Daily Mail reports the man found legally responsible for the death of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown, is dead. It's being reported that Nick Gordon died after being rushed to the Intensive Care Unit at Altamonte Springs Hospital in Florida. He was 30 years old. The news was confirmed by his brother, Jack Walker Jr., who is not taking the loss of his brother well.
Devastated, Walker put several posts on Facebook to express his pain and admiration to his brother. He posted, “GOD WHY I DID I HAVE TO LOSE MY BROTHER ON NEW YEARS.” Another post read, “All I can do is cry,” followed by the tribute below,
PEOPLE reports Gordon's personal attorney, Joe S. Habachy, also released a statement in regard to his clients passing saying,
“My heart is heavy today after learning that my long time client Nick Gordon died at the young age of thirty.” He continued. “While I cannot speak to the specific circumstances of his death, I can say that it’s been truly heartbreaking to have witnessed first hand the total devastation that drug addiction has wreaked upon a group of young friends, all of whom were loved and had immense potential”
Habachy added.“Despite all of the incredible challenges Nick faced over the last few years I can honestly say that he worked hard to hold his head up and stay sober and that he genuinely wanted a happy healthy life with his family more than anything else.” In closing the lawyer said,“My heart goes out to the family and friends Nick leaves behind and to any other families dealing with the losses and heartache caused by drugs.”
Sources told The Daily Mail that the 30-year old suffered several heart attacks after arriving at to the hospital, which eventually led to his death. Sadly Gordon struggled with drug addiction off and on for years and it's been reported that drugs could have played a role in this tragedy.
Following her death on July 26, 2015, Nick Gordon was sued by Bobbi Kristina’s family. He was a no-show for a September 2016 court hearing in the wrongful death case and a judge ordered him to pay her estate $36 million. Bobbi was found face-down in a bathtub on January 31, 2015, missing a front tooth, with facial contusions. She never regained consciousness, do to irreversible brain damage and died in hospice care. She was 22.
While Gordon was under criminal investigation for her death, he was accused of domestic violence and physically abusing his new girlfriend. The case was later dropped. We're told Gordon had moved to Orlando a few months ago.