Chris Daughtry took to Instagram on Saturday to disclose the death of his daughter, Hannah, in a somber put up, expressing how “absolutely devastated and heartbroken” the Daughtry frontman and his family are.
The musician, whose band broke out in the mid-2000s after inserting fourth in a season of American Idol, acknowledged he was once “still processing the final 24 hours.”
“I merely now not too long ago misplaced my mother to cancer nonetheless I was once blessed with the probability to say goodbye and I was once processing it privately,” he wrote. “We by no manner got to say goodbye to our precious Hannah and it’s one other wide hit to our family.”
He went on to thank and love followers and others for their “kind phrases and condolences” following the passing of his 25-One year-veteran daughter, sooner than sharing that he’s now taking the time to be with his family as they kind out and “are trying to heal from this devastating loss.”
In the replies, Daughtry purchased an outpouring of help and sympathies. Unsuitable and Luke Cage considerable particular person Mike Colter wrote, “i’m so sorry bro. i’m speechless man,” whereas Smallville actor Michael Rosenbaum shared “I’m sooooo sorry my man. fancy ya.”
Fellow American Idol alum Constantine Maroulis moreover shared his condolences, writing, “Love you brother. All my deepest sympathies.”
In her dangle Instagram put up shared earlier in the day, Daughtry’s wife, Deanna, published an emotional photo tribute to her daughter. Hannah was once the oldest of Deanna’s younger other folks, the opposite Griffin, 23, from a old relationship. Deanna and Chris moreover fragment 10-One year-veteran twins Adalynn Rose and Noah James.
“My first born. I unprejudiced like you with out extinguish Hannah. Our family would procure to thanks focused on the outpouring of fancy as we grieve the loss of our daughter Hannah,” she wrote. “Our hearts are broken.”
Deanna moreover confirmed that the family is “looking ahead to autopsy results to resolve how Hannah sustained the injuries that ended in her death.”
The Instagram message follows a since-deleted statement put up across the band’s social media that confirmed the “unexpected death” of Daughtry’s daughter and the announcement that several of his tour dates on The Dearly Beloved Tour own been postponed.
“On account of the unexpected death of Chris and Deanna Daughtry’s daughter, Hannah, all currently scheduled shows for the arriving week for Daughtry own been postponed,” the statement read. “The Daughtry family thanks you on your working out and respectfully asks for privacy in the route of this very fascinating time.”
“Extra minute print will be made readily available at a later date. The investigation into this tragic death is still ongoing,” the statement concluded.
On the band’s web field, the band’s scheduled tour dates of Nov. 13 and Nov. 14 dates are currently listed as postponed.
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