Bobbi Kristina Brown‘s family will finally have some closure.
Nick Gordon, who was dating the 22-year-old at the time of her death, has been ordered to pay his girlfriend’s estate $36 million after he was found “legally responsible” for her death.
In September, Fulton County Superior Court Judge T. Jackson Bedford ruled that Gordon repeatedly failed to meet court deadlines in the civil suit and Brown’s conservator of her estate wins by default. According to a statement sent from Brown’s estate to Associated Press on Thursday (Nov. 17, 2016), Gordon must now fork over $36,250,000.
“There was an urgent need, in my mind, to get justice for Bobbi Kristina Brown and that’s why I took the case. We intend to pursue, with all vigor, the full collection of the judgment,” attorney David Ware wrote. “We hope that in some small way this will allow Krissy’s family to continue their quest for peace.”
Brown’s father, Bobby Brown, accused Gordon of injecting his daughter a “toxic cocktail” that caused her to lose consciousness before she was placed in a bathtub in her Georgia home. Earlier this month, he stated that Gordon should be in jail.
As previously reported the daughter of Whitney Houston was found unresponsive in her bathtub at her home on Jan. 31, 2015 and placed in a medically induced coma. After having suffered from irreversible brain damage, Brown was pronounced dead on July 26, 2015 at Peachtree Christian Hospice. Her cause of death was ruled as a combination of drowning and drug intoxication.