Tina Turner’s Eldest Son Craig Turner Dead at 59 From Suicide

Craig Turner, the son of legendary singer Tina Turner is dead.

According to E! News Craig died yesterday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a spokesperson with the Los Angeles County Coroner confirmed. And he was pronounced dead by authorities at 12:38 p.m. after his body was discovered inside his Studio City, Calif. residence.

Tina Turner has yet to comment publicly on his suicide. Craig was the eldest of Tina’s two sons, who she gave birth to at the age of 18. Craig’s biological father was saxophonist Raymond Hill, but Ike Turner adopted him after marrying Tina in 1962.
According to a Facebook page that appears to belong to Craig, he worked as a real estate agent in the Los Angeles area. Tina is featured in several photos on the social media account.

E! News adds that hours before his death, Tina attended the Giorgio Armani Privé Haute Couture fashion show in Paris.


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