We have word that one of the iconic R&B/Soul/Funk/Popstar Prince siblings is now joining him in the heavens above.
Alfred Jackson, Prince’s older half-brother, who inherited the music legend’s fortune died apparently has died in his sleep. Read on…
CelebNMusic247.com has learned that Alfred Jackson, one of Prince’s six siblings who cashed in upon the news of Prince passing has now passed away himself.
According to reports led by TMZ, Alfred Jackson passed Thursday morning at his home in Kansas City, Missouri.
Alfred was found by his brother, Bruce Jackson — who’s not related to Prince. Bruce tells us he went to check on Alfred around 10:30 AM and found him unresponsive.
The site reports:
Law enforcement tells us no foul play is suspected, and police believe he died of natural causes.
Prince’s half-bro was one of the iconic musician’s first family members to speak out in 2016 following his death. Alfred, who had the same mother as Prince, said he hadn’t spoken to his brother in years but followed his career and was proud of him.
He said at the time:
I miss my brother because my brother was everything in the world to me … He’s a legend, he really is.
Sources connected to the family tell us Alfred, an Air Force veteran, was able to purchase a new home after receiving his inheritance. Prior to that, he’d been living in VA housing for decades.
Prince’s brother, Alfred was 66.
Law enforcement found no signs of foul play and believe Jackson died of natural causes, the gossip site said.