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RIP: Alfred Jackson, half-brother and heir to music legend Prince, died at the age of 66

Prince & half-brother Alfred Jackson, who inherited much of the singer's fortune, was found dead in his home in Kansas City at the age of 66

  • Alfred Jackson was found dead Thursday morning at his home in Kansas City, Missouri
  • He was discovered around 10.30 am by half-brother Bruce Jackson (no relationship with Prince)
  • Law enforcement found no signs of cheating, believing that he died of natural causes
  • Alfred was one of six brothers and sisters who inherited Prince's fortune when he died in 2016 after leaving no will
  • As a veteran of the Air Force, Alfred managed to get out of VA homes after decades and to buy a house with the legacy
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Alfred Jackson, half-brother and heir to music legend Prince, died at the age of 66.

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He was discovered Thursday morning at his home in Kansas City, Missouri, after he died in his sleep.

Alfred was one of the six surviving siblings who inherited the music legend's fortune when he died in 2016 after leaving no will.

RIP: Alfred Jackson, half-brother and heir to music legend Prince, died at the age of 66

RIP: Alfred Jackson, half-brother and heir to music legend Prince, died at the age of 66

According to TMZ, law enforcement found no signs of cheating, believing that he died of natural causes.

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He was no longer answered around 10.30 by his half-brother Bruce Jackson, who does not share a relationship with Prince.

Alfred was able to buy a house with the legacy of his brother after having lived in VA homes for decades.

The veteran of the air force was one of the first family members of the musician to speak out after his death.

In his sleep: He was discovered Thursday morning in his home in Kansas City, Missouri, died in his sleep (L-R): Alfred Jackson and Tyka Nelson

In his sleep: He was discovered Thursday morning in his home in Kansas City, Missouri, died in his sleep (L-R): Alfred Jackson and Tyka Nelson

In his sleep: He was discovered Thursday morning in his home in Kansas City, Missouri, died in his sleep (L-R): Alfred Jackson and Tyka Nelson

Unresponsive: He was no longer responding around 10.30 am by his half-brother Bruce Jackson, who does not share a relationship with Prince (L-R) Bruce Jackson and Alfred Jackson
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Unresponsive: He was no longer responding around 10.30 am by his half-brother Bruce Jackson, who does not share a relationship with Prince (L-R) Bruce Jackson and Alfred Jackson

Unresponsive: He was no longer responding around 10.30 am by his half-brother Bruce Jackson, who does not share a relationship with Prince (L-R) Bruce Jackson and Alfred Jackson

Siblings: Alfred was one of six surviving siblings who inherited the music legend's fortune when he died in 2016 after leaving no will (L-R) Omarr Baker, Tyka Nelson and Alfred Jackson

Siblings: Alfred was one of six surviving siblings who inherited the music legend's fortune when he died in 2016 after leaving no will (L-R) Omarr Baker, Tyka Nelson and Alfred Jackson

Siblings: Alfred was one of the six surviving siblings who inherited the fortune of the music legend when he died in 2016 after leaving no will (L-R) Omarr Baker, Tyka Nelson and Alfred Jackson

He told ET: & # 39; I miss my brother because my brother was everything to me. God bless Prince, God bless the world. He is a legend, really. & # 39;

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Although he had not seen his brother a few years before his death, Alfred remained proud of him and his career.

He continued: & # 39; He was so busy on the road because he was so busy with his music.

Miss him: Alfred was one of the musician's first family members to speak out after his death: & I miss my brother because my brother was everything to me & # 39;

Miss him: Alfred was one of the musician's first family members to speak out after his death: & I miss my brother because my brother was everything to me & # 39;

Miss him: Alfred was one of the musician's first family members to speak out after his death: & I miss my brother because my brother was everything to me & # 39;

Proud brother: Although he had not seen his brother a few years before his death, Alfred remained proud of him and his career: & # 39; I was so happy that he made it for himself, really true & # 39;

Proud brother: Although he had not seen his brother a few years before his death, Alfred remained proud of him and his career: & # 39; I was so happy that he made it for himself, really true & # 39;

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Proud brother: Although he had not seen his brother a few years before his death, Alfred remained proud of him and his career: & # 39; I was so happy that he made it for himself, really true & # 39;

& # 39; So he had to travel all over the world. I always saw him on television, read the magazines and said, "There is my brother, Prince." I was so happy that he made it for himself, really. & # 39;

Alfred and Prince (whose full name was Prince Rogers Nelson) shared the same mother, jazz singer Mattie Shaw.

Prince died tragically on April 21, 2016 at the age of 57, after an accidental overdose of opioids.

Purple Rain: Prince died tragically on April 21, 2016 at the age of 57, after an accidental overdose of fentanyl

Purple Rain: Prince died tragically on April 21, 2016 at the age of 57, after an accidental overdose of fentanyl

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Purple Rain: Prince died tragically on April 21, 2016 at the age of 57, after an accidental overdose of fentanyl

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