His death came more than five years after Bobbi Kristina, daughter of singers Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston, died after complications from a near-drowning following an apparent drug overdose.
The Associated Press reported that Gordon’s attorney confirmed his client’s death on Wednesday. However, the cause of death was not announced, sparking rampant speculation about how Gordon died
Citing anonymous “sources,” the Daily Mail reported that Gordon “died from a suspected drugs overdose” following “a series of heart attacks after he was rushed into intensive care in Florida amid New Year’s celebrations.”
The Daily Mail’s account joined other unconfirmed reports on social media that Gordon had been battling drug addiction.
Other reports named heroin as the drug that Gordon allegedly overdosed from