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Tina Turner's Son Craig Turner Dead, Commits Suicide at 59

Tina Turner's Son Craig Turner Dead, Commits Suicide at 59

Craig Turner, the firstborn son of the legendary singer Tina Turner, has died of an a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the age of 59.

TMZ reports that Craig was pronounced dead at the scene just after noon on Tuesday (July 3) at his home in Studio City, Calif.

Tina gave birth to Craig when she was 18 and he was adopted by her ex-husband Ike Turner when they got married.

In recent years, Tina has been living in Switzerland, but she is in Paris right now for fashion week events. You can see photos in the gallery of her attending the Giorgio Armani Prive show on Tuesday morning.

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  • Sister Rati

    Tina is blaming Ike for her son’s death that is rotten. She stayed with Ike for 20 years and had plenty of time to get out of that relationship. She hasn’t made a statement about her son’s death but had pegged him as an emotional kid in an interview on Oprah. That is dirty. She should blame herself for exploiting her family in these dreadful books, films and musicals. Now she plans to write an ode to her her deceased son in this miserable London musical. Who sings and dances to domestic abuse? Stupid.
    RIP Craig and Ike.