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Craig Raymond Turner, eldest son of Tina Turner, dies from gunshot wound

Craig Raymond Turner, eldest son of Tina Turner, dies from gunshot wound
 Craig Raymond Turner, standing right, with the rest of the Turner family. Clockwise from bottom left: Michael, Ike Jr. (both sons of Ike and Lorraine Taylor), Ike, Craig Raymond, Ronnie and Tina. Photograph: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Son of celeb singer, who turned into a real property agent in la, dies in an obvious suicide

Tina Turner’s eldest son, Craig Raymond Turner, has died in an obvious suicide elderly fifty nine.

A l. A. Coroner confirmed to range that Turner changed into determined lifeless at his home in Studio metropolis, California, from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His mom hasn’t commented on the news.

Craig become born to Tina Turner – then Anna Mae Bullock – while she was 18 and Raymond Hill, a saxophonist for the Kings of Rhythm, the backing band for Ike Turner. Tina and Raymond’s dating quickly fell aside, and Tina commenced a courting with Ike as well as joining his band and later marrying him.

Their dating turned into fractious and Tina became subjected to domestic violence, some thing that Craig witnessed. “Ike’s youngsters by no means reacted, however my oldest son, Craig, changed into a completely emotional kid,” Turner informed Oprah Winfrey in 2005. “He’d constantly look down in sadness. At some point while Ike changed into combating me, Craig knocked at the door and stated, ‘mom, are you all right?’”

Craig went on to come to be a actual estate agent, running for Rodeo Realty in Beverly Hills. His organic father died in 1996, but he is survived through his mother and half-brother Ronald.