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Bobbi Kristina Brown's former boyfriend, Nick Gordon, has died from a cardiac arrest brought on by a suspected drug overdose. He was 30.

Gordon's brother, Jack Walker, Jr., confirmed the news in a Facebook post on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.

"GOD WHY I DID I HAVE TO LOSE MY BROTHER ON NEW YEARS," he wrote, adding, "All I can do is cry."

He shared a series of social media photos of the siblings posing together when they were youngsters:

"I love you so much big brother I hope you heard me talking to you at your bedside you are with me and I can feel it I love you I love you I love you watch over me and your nieces."

He gave a statement to People.com, saying:

"We are devastated by the loss of my beautiful brother. He leaves a void in the hearts of my family and his friends. Nick's battle in life was not an easy one. I will be forever grateful that my God afforded a small moment at the very end of Nick's life, and I was able to hold his hand as he journeyed on."

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According to the London's Dailymail.com, Gordon suffered a series of heart attacks during a New Year's Eve celebration in Florida. He was driven to an emergency room and "dumped" there by friends.

A source tells Dailymail.com:

"...the suggestion is he was taking drugs with friends and he passed out. They drove him to the hospital, took him inside and then left him there... Whatever you think of Nick and his lifestyle, it's terribly sad that his supposed friends just dumped him and drove away."

Gordon was admitted to the intensive care unit at Altamonte Springs Hospital in Florida, where he later died.

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Gordon was dating Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown at the time of her drug overdose in January, 2015, when she was found unresponsive in the bathtub of the home they shared near Atlanta. She died in July, 2015, at age 22.

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Gordon was sued for wrongful death by Bobbi Kristina's father, Bobby Brown, and her estate executor, who accused Gordon of giving the aspiring actress a "toxic cocktail" of drugs and placing her facedown in a bathtub where she lost consciousness.

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The lawsuit claimed Gordon physically abused Brown and punched her in the face repeatedly, knocking out one tooth and dragging her up the stairs by her hair. He also allegedly transferred large sums of cash from Brown's account into a bank account controlled solely by him.

Gordon maintained his innocence, but in 2016, a Fulton County judge found him liable for Bobbi Kristina's death after he failed to appear in court. He was ordered to pay $36 million in damages to Brown's estate.

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In 2018, Gordon's girlfriend at the time, Laura Leal, accused him of domestic battery. He was arrested and jailed. But Leal later withdrew her statement and denied being "struck or touched against her will" by Gordon in a letter to the judge. The case was dismissed.

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Everyone knows male socialite Nick Gordon is broke, but apparently that isn't stopping Bobbi Kristina Brown's estate from attempting to collect on a $36 million wrongful death judgment.

If you recall, Brown's father, New Edition singer Bobby Brown, 47, sued Gordon for wrongful death last year. Brown passed away on July 26, 2015 at age 22 after lingering in a coma at a Duluth, GA hospice.

Last year, a judge hit Gordon with a $36 million judgment because he failed to show up for any of the court proceedings related to the lawsuit.

Technically, he wasn't found criminally responsible for Brown's death, only legally responsible.

theJasminebrand.com -- The judge found Gordon liable for the death and ordered him to pay $36,000,000 to the estate of Bobbi Kristina, including $1.3 mill for assault and battery/medical damages an additional $4.2 million (because when he assaulted her he was under the influence of drugs or alcohol) and $13 million for pain and suffering + $15 million for loss of life and loss of future potential income.

Soon after the judgment, Gordon told friends that he wasn't working anywhere and he had no cash-flow.

But the lawyer for Brown's estate is still attempting to collect on the $36 million judgment after Gordon missed a deadline to file for an appeal on the judgment.

The lawyer served Gordon with interrogatories -- a list of questions to determine his financial situation, including bank statements, account balances, income tax documents, payments received for various media interviews, etc.

Gordon likely won't respond to the request, which means a judge can authorize the lawyer to seize any property that is listed in Gordon's name, current or future income, cars, homes, bank accounts, lottery winnings, etc., until the debt is paid in full.

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Fulton County Superior Court Judge Henry M. Newkirk lifted the protective order sealing the autopsy report at the request of NBC affiliate 11Alive News.

Bobbi Kristina died on July 26, six months after she was found unresponsive in her bathtub at her Roswell, Georgia townhome. She was 22.

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