Chris Daughtry Issues First Personal Statement Since Daughter’s Death

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The allegations that Hannah’s death is being investigated as a homicide has been revealed as false.

In a statement issued on his personal Facebook page, American Idol alum, Chris Daughtry, is speaking out regarding his stepdaughter’s untimely passing. As Mamas Uncut previously reported, on November 13 it was revealed that Daughtry’s 25-year-old daughter, Hannah, was found dead in her Tennessee home on November 12.

Now, new reports from TMZ are suggesting that law enforcement believes Hannah’s death is a homicide. Hannah was four years old when her mom, Deanna Daughtry, married Chris 21 years ago.

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Sources Say Chris Daughtry’s Daughter’s Death Was a Homicide as Her Reported Boyfriend Is Arrested

According to TMZ, a source close to the Daughtry family revealed that detectives told them Hannah’s death was a homicide. The source further revealed that Hannah’s boyfriend, Bobby Jolly, was arrested on the same day Hannah was found dead.

However, police have declined to reveal why Jolly was arrested. It also has not yet been reported if Jolly is a person of interest in Hannah’s death. As Mamas Uncut reported, in her initial statement, Hannah’s mother wrote, “We are awaiting the autopsy results to determine how Hannah sustained the injuries that caused her death. Our hearts are broken.”

Now, Chris Daughtry has also released his own personal statement following the death of his eldest daughter. “I am still processing the last 24 hours. I am absolutely devastated and heartbroken. I just recently lost my mother to cancer but I was blessed with the chance to say goodbye and I was processing it privately. We never got to say goodbye to our precious Hannah and it’s another huge hit to our family,” he wrote

“Thank you all for your kind words and condolences. They are truly felt and appreciated. I will be taking a break from social media to be present with my family as we attempt to heal from this devastating loss. Hannah, I love you. I miss you. I wish I could hold you. This hurts so deeply.”

Chris Daughtry was touring his most recent album when their family was hit by this tragedy. The tour has since been postponed.

“Due to the unexpected death of Chris and Deanna Daughtry’s daughter, Hannah, all currently scheduled shows for the coming week for Daughtry have been postponed,” a statement read. “The Daughtry family thanks you for your understanding and respectfully asks for privacy during this very difficult time. Further details will be made available at a later date. The investigation into this tragic death is still ongoing.”

Hannah had only just celebrated her 25th birthday in September. She is survived by both of her parents and three younger siblings. Hannah was also a mother herself.

Back in March, alongside a photo of her own baby girl, Hannah talked about being a mother of two. And also, how thankful she was for her own mother, Deanna, who has helped her raise her children.

“I thank God for the people that I have in my life. I’m so blessed to have my mother, who has taught me so much & has been by my side through thick and thin. She has shown me what true love is and True love requires a lot of sacrifice…my mother is the reason for so many blessings in my life.. including my children having the best lives I could possibly give them. I am also grateful for the two beautiful souls, and very close family friends, who chose to take on my daughter as their own and who are taking the absolute best care of her.”

The investigation into Hannah’s death remains ongoing. Her cause of death has not yet been revealed.

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