The internet is mourning the death of Regina King’s son Ian Alexander Jr. The 26-years-old, Ian Alexander Jr. sadly passed away. According to the sources, he died after committing suicide, confirmed by PEOPLE. He turned 26 this Wednesday. The news was shared by King through a statement and sent to PEOPLE.
The statement reads,” Our family is devastated at the deepest level by the loss of Ian. He is such a bright light who cared so deeply about the happiness of others. Our family asks for respectful consideration during this private time. Thank you”.
How Did Ian Alexander Jr Die?
As the sources say, he was the only child of the king, whom she shared with her ex-husband, record producer Ian Alexander Sr. He followed the footsteps of his father and began his musical journey. Ian was a deejay. King also told PEOPLE that he was an amazing young man.
He was a growing actor and director of the film industry and King stated that he was her biggest source of pride. She separated from Ian’s father in 2007 after nine years of their marriage.
King admitted that being a single parent was not always easy, but nothing was much stronger than her love for her son. Ian Alexander Jr. was one of the popular and growing stars of the industry. He was a musician and DJ.
What Was Ian Alexander Jr Cause of Death?
As per his latest Instagram post, he released the latest new single named Green Eyes on January 7 and also had some performances scheduled in Los Angeles later this month. He performed as Desdune. Since the news of Ian Alexander Jr. went viral on the Internet, many people paid tribute to him and expressed their condolence.
As he was a growing artist in the industry, he was also gaining a huge respect and love from several fans around the world. King won an Oscar for her best-supporting actress in the popular “If Beale Street Could Talk” and has starred in other films including a recent western The Harder They Fall starring Idris Elba. In her life, she won four Emmy Awards.
She started her career debuting with the well-reviewed “One Night In Miami”. King always supported her child for his achievement in his career. Unfortunately, Ian Alexander Jr. dies by suicide and left his memories behind. Well, the reason behind this step has not been found yet but the police are investigating the case. He will be always remembered by his family and friends.