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Nick Gordon, ex-partner of Bobbi Kristina Brown, dies aged 30

Gordon’s brother said 30-year-old’s ‘battle in life was not an easy one’

Roisin O'Connor
Thursday 02 January 2020 09:53 GMT
Nick Gordon on moving in with Whitney Houston and Bobbi Kristina Brown

Nick Gordon, ex-partner of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown, has died at the age of 30, his lawyer has said.

“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,” Joe S Habachy told Mail Online.

He did not reveal the cause of Gordon’s death.

Gordon was an orphan but called Brown's mother Whitney Houston “mom” after she took him under her wing, following her divorce from husband Bobby Brown in 2007.

He was engaged to Bobbi Kristina Brown when she was found unresponsive in a bathtub at their Atlanta home. He was found liable for her death.

US media reports that Gordon suffered a series of heart attacks after being rushed into intensive care in Florida.

His brother, Jack Walker Jr, told People in a statement: “We are devastated by the loss of my beautiful brother.

“He leaves a void in the hearts of my family and his friends. Nick’s battle in life was not an easy one. I will be forever grateful that my God afforded a small moment at the very end of Nick’s life, and I was able to hold his hand as he journeyed on.”

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