Credit: Gregg DeGuire/WireImageLast week, we learned Bobbi Kristina Brown died from the long-term effects of both near-drowning and drug intoxication, according to Brown’s unsealed autopsy report. Now, the late star’s longtime-boyfriend, Nick Gordon, is seeking to have his name cleared of any wrongdoing in her death.
On Tuesday, Gordon’s attorneys released a statement of his behalf, asserting that Brown’s death has been “tumultuous” for Gordon ever since he “lost the love of his life” when Bobbi Kristina was found face down in a bathtub in her Roswell, GA, home in January 2015.
“On top of being prohibited from visiting Bobbi Kristina at the hospital for the last six months of her life, Nick has been publicly humiliated for more than a year,” the statement reads. “And throughout that time, the Fulton County District Attorney’s office has tried to make Nick a murderer despite having clear and convincing evidence that Bobbi Kristina’s death was nothing more than a tragic accident, evidence that the District Attorney’s office fought to seal and conceal from the public rather than allowing her fans to know the truth.”
Gordon’s lawyers state that Nick tried to save Bobbi Kristina’s life, and continue: “The truth is that Nick cooperated with law enforcement since day one. The truth is that no one loved Bobbi Kristina more than Nick and no one has suffered more as a result of her death than Nick.”
The statement goes on to note that while the Fulton County District Attorney’s office claims there’s an ongoing investigation into Brown’s death, Gordon’s attorneys say “there is simply no evidence of any wrongdoing.”
The statement concludes: “Franky, the right thing for the District Attorney’s office to do right now is to tell the public the truth… that this was an accident… or even a suicide, but not a murder. And the right thing for everyone to do is let Nick live his life now and let Bobbi Kristina rest in peace.”
The daughter of the late Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown died last July in hospice care, having never regained consciousness.
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