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Natalie Cole’s Son Found Dead in California Apartment

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The son of legendary R&B and soul singer Natalie Cole was found dead in his San Fernando Valley, CA home Monday night. He was only 39 years old.

According to TMZ, authorities contacted the family of Robert Yancy at approximately 2:30 am this morning. An unnamed friend discovered his body when checking in on him after not hearing from him for a few days. Reports indicate Cole’s son passed away from a heart attack.

Yancy’s family says officials have made it clear that there were no drugs involved in his death.

Robert’s father, gospel musician Marvin Yancy, died of heart attack at 34. 

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