Tina Turner's son, dead in apparent suicide

Tina Turner arrives for the Giorgio Armani fashion show held in Beijing, China, Thursday, May 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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Craig Turner, the eldest son of music legend Tina Turner, has died of an apparent suicide in Studio City, California, CBS News has confirmed. He was 59.

John Kades, a captain with Los Angeles County Coroner's Office, told CBS News that the preliminary report from LAPD North Hollywood is that Turner died of a gunshot wound but "our doctors still need to do what they need to do."

"The call was reported as a suicide, gunshot wound," a spokesperson told ET. "The next of kin has been notified. There will be an autopsy done and there is an investigator at the scene."

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Craig Turner worked in the real estate business in the San Fernando Valley, ET reports.

Tina Turner was in Paris for fashion week at the time of her son's death.