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Boyfriend Of Bobbi Kristina Brown Held Responsible For Her Death

Nick Gordon failed to show up for multiple court dates. A judge decided that makes him legally responsible for her death.

The boyfriend of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown has been found legally responsible for her death.

Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown's daughter was found unresponsive in a bathtub in early 2015 and died that summer. A medical examiner determined drug intoxication and water immersion ultimately led to her death.

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Brown's estate filed a multi-million dollar wrongful death lawsuit against her boyfriend, Nick Gordon. The suit alleges Gordon physically abused Brown and gave her a drug cocktail that caused her brain damage. Gordon's legal team has denied the allegations.

Because Gordon has failed to show up for multiple court dates, a judge in Georgia held him legally responsible for Brown's death.

"It's absolutely reprehensible that he's thumbed his nose at the court," a judge in the case said.

A jury will still have to decide the amount of damages Gordon will have to pay.

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