Nick Gordon Found Legally Responsible for Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Death

Nick Gordon has been found legally responsible for the death of Bobbi Kristina Brownafter failing to appear at his scheduled court date, E! News confirms a judge ruled Friday.

Brown’s estate filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the defendant in August 2015, which alleged the late daughter of Whitney Houston died following a violent altercation with Gordon after which he placed her in a bathtub, unconscious, and injected her with a toxic mixture.

The $10 million suit also said that Gordon committed domestic abuse and made unauthorized money transfers amounting to $11,000 from his girlfriend’s bank account into his own during her subsequent hospitalization. In May 2016, Bobby Brown also became a plaintiff in the legal battle.

Judge T. Jackson Bedford of Atlanta’s Fulton County Superior Court said because Gordon was a no-show in court on two separate occasions, anything he now alleges is admitted through omission.

“We have said all along that we believed Nick Gordon was responsible for the death of Bobbi Kristina Brown. This judgment confirms our belief. Mr. Gordon had every opportunity to appear in Court and attempt to clear his name. He declined,” a statement to E! News from Brown’s legal counsel read.

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