Dr. Dre's Son, Andre Young, Jr., Found Dead at 20
Reports are now surfacing that the 20-year-old son of rap superstar Dr. Dre was found dead in his Woodland Hills, Calif., home on Saturday, August 23.
According to LA Weekly’s blog, Dre’s son, Andrew Young Jr., was out the previous night and returned home around 5:30 A.M. His mother went to check on him in his bedroom around 10 A.M., found him unresponsive, and called 911.
His cause of death remains unknown, pending toxicology reports. No foul play is suspected.
Dr. Dre is best known for his “gangsta” rap group, N.W.A. He later became an artist and co-owner of Death Row Records. In 1993, he won a Grammy Award for the single “Let Me Ride.”
We’ll keep you posted as reports are updated. Please leave your condolences below.
Allison is a former editor for HealthCentral.