The grandson of legendary reggae singer Bob Marley has been found dead at the age of 31.
Jo Mersa, who was also a reggae artist, died suddenly in his vehicle of what is being reported as an asthma attack.
South Florida radio station WZPP broke the news.
“Unfortunately, it has been confirmed that Jo’Mersa Marley, son of Stephen Marley and grandson of Bob Marley, has passed away unexpectedly from an asthma attack. He was found in his vehicle earlier this morning. Known for his hit “Burn It Down” the reggae artist leaves behind his wife and daughter. We send our deepest condolences to the Marley family during this difficult time.
Tributes have poured in online. One comment read:
“I can’t believe what I am reading. So much talent and such a bright future. Rest In Zion Jo Mersa Marley. Deepest condolences to Stephen and the rest of the Marley family.”