His father, musician Stephen Marley, and reggae artiste Joseph “Joe Mersa” Marley, who followed in the footsteps of his grandfather, the late reggae star Bob Marley, have died, Miami police told CNN.
he was 31 years old.
Marley was found dead in his parked car in Miami on Monday night. Police are investigating his death, but say they do not suspect foul play. A Miami-Dade coroner is conducting an examination to determine his cause of death.
Marley, a Jamaican native who grew up in Miami, was remembered Tuesday by Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness.
“This is truly sad news. Sending strength to the Marley family at this time,” Holness said. wrote in a tweet.
Jamaican opposition leader Mark J. Golding murmured“Losing a child is a devastating blow no parent should ever face. My condolences to Stephen and the entire family.”
CNN has reached out to Marley’s representatives.
A reggae artist himself, the young Marley released his first EP, Comfortable, in 2014. Last year he released another of his EP titled ‘Eternal’.
He is best known for his 2016 hits “Burn It Down” and “Rock and Swing” from the “Comfortable” EP.
according to WZPP Radio, Marley is survived by his wife and daughter. Other surviving relatives include his father Stephen and several siblings.