June 2, 2023

Tina Turner’s dying on Could 24 on the age of 83 got here lower than six months after the tragic passing of her youngest son, Ronnie Turner. 

Ronnie was simply 62 when he handed away on December 8, 2022, as a result of issues from colon most cancers. An post-mortem carried out by the LA County Medical Examiner Coroner’s workplace shortly after revealed the first explanation for dying to be “issues of metastatic colon carcinoma”, in addition to heart problems. 

Metastatic colon carcinoma is an advanced-stage most cancers that originates within the colon and spreads to different areas of the physique, most frequently the liver or lungs. 

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Tina with Ronnie and his spouse Afida

The report additionally confirmed that Ronnie suffered from atherosclerotic heart problems, which is a build-up of fat and ldl cholesterol that obstructs blood circulate by your arteries. The official explanation for dying was categorized as pure. 

Ronnie was discovered struggling to breathe on the sidewalk exterior of his Encino house earlier than he stopped respiration altogether minutes later, the LAPD informed the New York Submit. Paramedics tried CPR however pronounced him lifeless on the scene. 

Ronnie reportedly survived earlier most cancers battles and it was claimed that his colon most cancers returned simply three weeks earlier than his dying, however he didn’t reveal any particular prognosis prior. 

ronnie turner wife afida turner speaking ike turner memorial© Getty Photographs
Ronnie and Afida at Ike Turner’s memorial

Ronnie’s spouse of 15 years, Afida Turner, introduced his dying on Instagram, writing: “My husband my finest pal my child I used to be your mummy, your nurse your little monster. I did the very best to the tip this time I used to be not capable of prevent… That is very very very unhealthy I’m very mad. It is a tragedy you together with your brother Craig and your father Ike Turner and Alline. Relaxation in paradise. So unfair.” 

Ronnie’s brother Craig, Tina’s eldest son with saxophonist Raymond Hill, died in 2018 after taking his personal life. His dad, Ike Turner died in 2007 of a drug overdose, and Tina’s older sister, Alline Bullock, died in 2010. 

Tina additionally paid tribute to Ronnie on Instagram following his dying, sharing a portrait of herself along with her eyes closed and writing: “Ronnie, you left the world far too early. In sorrow I shut my eyes and consider you, my beloved son.”

Tina was a mother to 4 sons. Together with Ronnie and Craig, she additionally adopted two of Ike’s six youngsters from earlier relationships, Ike Turner Jr. and Michael Turner. Nevertheless, in 2018, Ike Jr. claimed that he hadn’t spoken to his mom in nearly 20 years, and she or he was additionally distant from Michael. 

Tina, who was dubbed the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, died in Switzerland after battling a protracted sickness, her spokesperson confirmed in a press release on social media.

tina turner family portrait with sons and ex husband ike turner© Getty Photographs
Tina along with her 4 sons and ex-husband Ike Turner

“It’s with nice disappointment that we announce the passing of Tina Turner,” it learn. “Together with her music and her boundless ardour for all times, she enchanted tens of millions of followers all over the world and impressed the celebs of tomorrow. 

“Immediately we are saying goodbye to an expensive pal who leaves us all her best work: her music. All our heartfelt compassion goes out to her household. Tina, we’ll miss you dearly.”

See extra images of Tina Turner all through her life beneath.

Ike & Tina Turner in 1972© Michael Ochs Archives
Tina Turner and her ex-husband Ike Turner in 1972
Tina Turner and Ike Turner as guests on CHER. Image dated September 11, 1975© Getty
Tina Turner and Ike Turner as company on CHER in 1975
Tina Turner wearing a black lace mini dress© Getty
Tina has at all times been a powerhouse performer
Tina Turner wearing a denim jacket and a leather zip-up mini dress© Getty
Tina’s appears through the years have change into iconic
Tina Turner wearing a fringed dress© Getty
Tina at all times placed on a memorable present
 Tina Turner and her husband Giorgio Armani Prive Haute Couture Fall Winter 2018/2019 show© Bertrand Rindoff Petroff
Tina Turner and her husband Erwin Bach
 Tina Turner and  Erwin Bach attend the Giorgio Armani 40th Anniversary, 2015 in Milan© Jacopo M. Raule
Tina and Erwin married in 2013 after 27 years collectively

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