DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Bobbi Kristina Brown (aged 22)
American television personality
Bobbi Kristina Brown (March 4, 1993 – July 26, 2015) was an American reality television personality, media personality, and singer. She was the daughter of singers Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston. Her parents’ fame kept Bobbi Kristina in the public eye, including her appearances on the reality show Being Bobby Brown. Brown was 14 when her parents divorced and Houston gained custody. When Houston died in February 2012, Brown was the sole beneficiary of her mother’s estate.
DEATH: Brown died in hospice care on July 26, 2015, at the age of 22. The initial autopsy found no “obvious underlying cause of death and no significant injuries”, and the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office said more tests were forthcoming. A statement released by the family thanked “everyone for their tremendous amount of love and support during these last few months”. Several prominent celebrities offered their condolences, including Chris Brown,Oprah Winfrey, and Whitney Houston protegées Brandy and Monica. Funeral services were held August 1, 2015, at St. James United Methodist Church in Alpharetta, Georgia. Brown was buried two days later next to her mother at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, New Jersey.