Advertisement

WLIB Entertainment News

News > WLIB Entertainment News > Natalie Cole’s Son Found Dead in California Apartment

Natalie Cole’s Son Found Dead in California Apartment

Photo Credit: Amy Graves/WireImage

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. 

This story is developing.

Photo Credit: A3pfamily/shutterstock.com As tensions brew across the nation surrounding white supremacy’s effort...
Photo Credit: Paras Griffin / Stringer/Getty Images Kim Burrell’s sermon on same sex relations, delivered at the...
Photo Credit: Robin Alam/Getty Images ESPN recently aired an "auction" skit, which featured an auctioneer selling...
Photo Credit: Dave Hogan/One Love Manchester/Getty Images After raising approximately $24.5 million, the “We Love...
Photo Credit: Handout - Getty Images A few months ago Tiger Woods was arrested for a DUI when in fact he was under...