Tina Turner Sensed Her Late Son Craig Turner Was in a “Good Place”
Tina Turner, the Grammy-winning singer and “Queen of Rock ’n’ Roll,” experienced devastating hardships in her life, including the tragic death of her son, Craig Turner. Craig was Tina’s first biological child, born to saxophonist Raymond Hill when Tina was just 18 years old. In 2018, Craig died by suicide at the age of 59 while Tina was away at Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week.
The Untimely Death of Raymond Craig Turner
Craig Turner’s passing left a void in Tina’s life. He was working in real estate in California’s San Fernando Valley and seemed fulfilled with his new job and girlfriend. However, the circumstances that led him to the edge remain unknown. Tina reflected on their last conversations, noting a noticeable change. Despite the tragedy, she believed that Craig was in a good place before his death.
Tina’s Insightful Reflections
Tina, in her June 2019 interview with CBS News, shared her thoughts on Craig’s loneliness, which she believed contributed to his demise. While she sensed his contentment in pictures of him smiling, she admits to noticing a change in their last few conversations. Tina’s intuition made her believe that Craig was in a good place, despite his struggles.
Tina Turner’s Legacy
After nearly five years since Craig’s passing, Tina Turner herself followed on May 24, 2023, dying of natural causes at the age of 83. The iconic musician had left an indelible mark on the music industry and her fans, with her powerful voice and captivating performances.
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