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Dr. Dre Mourning the Death of 20-Year-Old Son, Andre Young, Jr.

August 27, 2008 03:33:05 GMT

The young man was pronounced dead at the scene, yet authorities will have to wait eight more weeks to finally find out the precise cause of his death.


Dr. Dre Mourning the Death of 20-Year-Old Son, Andre Young, Jr.
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Hip-hop icon Dr. Dre is in great loss. His son, Andre Young Jr., was found dead over the weekend at his home in Woodland Hills, California, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office. He was 20 years old.

According to a representative for the Los Angeles County Coroner's office, Andre spent Friday evening, August 22 with friends. He, according to his mother, returned home the next day, August 23 at around 5:30 A.M. She said she heard him in the bedroom, but when she tried to wake him up at about 10:30 A.M. he was unresponsive.

Andre's mother immediately called paramedics, who later pronounced him dead at the scene. The precise cause of Andre's death has not yet been determined. An autopsy has been done Monday, August 25 and toxicology tests are done already, but it will take eight weeks for authorities before they could finally confirm the results.

A spokesperson for Dr. Dre has on Tuesday, August 26 issued a statement on his behalf that read, "Dr. Dre is mourning the loss of his son Andre Young Jr. Please respect his family's grief and privacy at this time."

MTV wrote on its site that fans have offered their support for Dr. Dre, sending him their condolences and well wishes through his MySpace page. One fan even wrote "Our prayers are with you and your family."

Dr. Dre is a record producer, rapper, and record executive. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and a former co-owner and artist of Death Row Records. It is claimed that he has four other children, sons Curtis, 26, Marcel, 17, and Truth, 11, and daughter Truly, 7.

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posted by b... on Jun 25, 2010
R.I.P god gives all the strenght...to those who truly believe...
posted by Brook_Brooklyn@hotma on Oct 23, 2008
iam really sorry for the loss of your son Dre, just keep yah head up bro, much love and sympathy to you and your family.
posted by KIZO on Sep 02, 2008
Dre,take heart cause God knows why all this happened but dont worry the good lord shall be ur power.
posted by KIZO on Sep 02, 2008
Dre,take heart cause God knows why all this happened but dont worry the good lord shall be ur power.
posted by caramelcreme on Aug 28, 2008
Dr. Dre You and your family have my deepest sympathies, I know this is a great loss to you and your family. Keep your head up god takes his Angels early
posted by audrey.lacey@yahoo.i on Aug 28, 2008
owen frm irl sorry about the death of your son i have 2 son.s my self youll see him again you of that i am sure
posted by gwenmac1234@aol.com on Aug 27, 2008
What a shame another loss of a young life. I wish Dr. Dre and family peace and hope and this tragic time in their lives
posted by Don Parker on Aug 27, 2008
God be with your son

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