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Tina Turner's Son Craig Raymond Turner Dead fro Apparent Suicide

Tina Turner's oldest son, Craig Raymond Turner, has been found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Tuesday July 3. The LA Coroner confirmed Turner's death with the US Weekly. He was 59.

Craig was found dead in his Studio City, California home on Tuesday just after noon on Tuesday by Authorities. He was reported dead by the coroner and it was determined that it was due to a self inflicted gunshot and ruled a suicide.

Tina Turner, 78, gave birth to Craig Raymond Turner when she was 18 years old. Her first husband Ike Turner, adopted Craig in 1962. Craig's biological father was saxophonist Raymond Hill.

Craig worked as  realtor in Studio City, California.

If you or someone you know is in emotional distress or considering suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Suicide and Musique

At one point in my life I thought about committing suicide. I remember it like it was yesterday. It was my sophomore year in college around 2007. I had went through a bad break up and was dealing with church folks because of my sexuality.  I was stressed and under pressure because I felt that I could relate to no one and that I was going to end up in failure.  I felt that if God had abandoned me and I had disappointed everyone and everybody including God.
  I went in my dorm room and took about 4 sleeping pills and drank some liquor behind it hoping that I would die and hoping that I wouldn't wake up the next day.  All that happened was that I slept through a few of my classes for that day and was extra groggy for the rest of the day.
  At that point and time, I leaned on people's opinion and pleasing others in order for me to function. I even had so called men and women of God lie to me that I was wrong for being who I am and loving who I chose to love. I felt that after th…