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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.

By Samantha Crook | September 16, 2016

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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