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Dr. Dre’s Son Found Dead

Andre Young Jr, the son of hip-hop rapper/producer Dr. Dre, was found dead at his home in Woodland Hills on Saturday morning. He was only 20 years old. The case of death has not been determined yet. Autopsy was conductedon Monday.

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Young was discovered in his bed at around 10:30 a.m. Saturday by his mother, who attempted to wake him, the coroner’s spokesperson tells MTV News. Young was unresponsive, so she called paramedics, who responded to the scene. Efforts to revive him failed, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the coroner’s spokesperson, Young had spent the previous evening with friends. His mother told police that he’d returned home Saturday at around 5:30 a.m., and that she’d heard him in his bedroom. Police said they did not suspect foul play.

“Dr. Dre is mourning the loss of his son Andre Young Jr,” his rep said in a statement to MTV on Tuesday. “Please respect his family’s grief and privacy at this time.”

We send our condolences to the family in their time of grief.


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