Looking for the reality. As they await the outcomes from a toxicology report, some members of Aaron Carter‘s household have revealed that they consider the singer died of a drug overdose.
The pop star — who died at 34 in November 2022 — was discovered lifeless in his bathtub. Nonetheless, the “I Need Sweet” musician’s on-again, off-again fiancée, Melanie Martin, and his mom, Jane Carter, informed TMZ on Tuesday, January 17, that the L.A. County Coroner’s Workplace informed them there was no water present in Aaron’s lungs, ruling out drowning as a reason for demise.
The pair additionally informed the outlet that they need regulation enforcement to analyze an alleged drug deal that occurred the night time of his demise.
The “That’s How I Beat Shaq” rapper had been candid about his psychological well being and substance abuse struggles all through the years. Throughout a 2019 episode of The Medical doctors, he revealed that his “official analysis” was “a number of character dysfunction [dissociative identity disorder], schizophrenia, acute nervousness and manic despair.” Aaron additionally admitted that he was hooked on huffing.
“I used to be huffing as a result of I used to be actually f—king silly and unhappy, however that is actually no excuse,” he shared. “I used to be huffing as a result of I’m a drug addict.”
Some members of Aaron’s household — together with his brother Nick Carter — overtly talked about the performer’s battle with dependancy whereas mourning his demise.
“Generally we wish to blame somebody or one thing for a loss. However the reality is that dependancy and psychological sickness is the actual villain right here. I’ll miss my brother greater than anybody will ever know,” the Backstreet Boys musician, 42, wrote through Instagram. “I like you Chizz. Now you get an opportunity to lastly have some peace you would by no means discover right here on earth. … God, Please care for my child brother.”
Martin, 30, for her half, mourned Aaron in a number of social media posts, together with a TikTok through which she referred to the Dancing With the Stars alum as her “soulmate.” She and Aaron, who had a rocky romance, shared son Prince, 13 months.
“I used to be actually wanting ahead to getting married and having extra youngsters with him,” she informed Us Weekly in November 2022. “I really feel like we had been very shut and I used to be wanting ahead to spending the vacations with my household once more. I’m past devastated ready till I can meet my fantastic soulmate once more. We by no means gave up on our love and I really feel like we each couldn’t stay with out one another.”
Aaron’s twin sister, Angel Carter, is slated to cohost a tribute live performance with Lance Bass in honor of her brother on Wednesday, January 18. Nick will carry out on the occasion, known as Songs for Tomorrow.
“Aaron dying was the worst day of my life,” Angel, 35, wrote through Instagram in December 2022, asserting the live performance. “I’ve liked him since we had been born … it looks like a chunk of my soul is gone. And but, regardless of all this ache, his passing has lit a fireplace inside me. I really feel a calling and duty to assist different households and proceed the dialog to additional break the stigmas that encompass psychological sickness.”
When you or anybody you recognize is going through substance abuse points, name the Substance Abuse and Psychological Well being Companies Administration’s Nationwide Helpline at 1-800-662-4357 without cost and confidential info 24/7. American Dependancy Facilities additionally affords assist for these combating dependancy. You may name their assist line at 866-244-1070.