Beckett Cypher, 21-year-old son of Melissa Etheridge, dies


Melissa Etheridge via Twitter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Melissa Etheridge’s 21-year-old son Beckett Cypher has died.

The death was announced Wednesday on the singer’s Twitter account Wednesday.

The tweet said the daily Facebook Live concert Etheridge has been giving during the coronavirus outbreak would be canceled.

“We’re sad to inform you that Melissa’s son Beckett passed away and there will not be a Concerts From Home show today,” the tweet read.

Beckett Cypher was one of two children Etheridge had with former partner Julie Cypher, conceived with sperm from Rock & Roll Hall of Famer David Crosby.

Their daughter Bailey Jean Cypher was born in 1997, Beckett Cypher in 1998.

The couple split in 2000.

Etheridge, a 58-year-old Grammy winner, singer-songwriter and activist, also has 13-year-old twins.

Her representatives did not return a request for comment.

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