The pioneering rapper's 23-year-old son Randy Hubbard Parker was found dead in his apartment in an apparent suicide, 'The Associated Press' reported today.[SOURCE]
Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office investigator Mark Guilbeau said he died of a gunshot wound to the head and the death was classified as a suicide.
His mother, Simone G. Parker, said he had suffered a long battle with depression.
Parker was a graphic designer and fashion entrepreneur seeking employment in Atlanta.
His family said a private memorial service will be held on July 18, which would have been Parker's 24th birthday. A memorial service in New York, where Parker was born, is scheduled for August.