Aaron Carter, the singer, was found dead at the age of 34.

Aaron Carter, the musician and the brother of Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys, passed away at the age of 34, his representative announced.

The American artist had a successful solo career, releasing a number of albums while still a young child, and also served as the boy band’s opening act on several tours and performances.

Initial reports state that the former singer-turned-rapper was discovered dead on Saturday, November 5, in his California home. Additionally, according to TMZ, Aaron’s body was found in his bathtub.

“We’re just as sad as everyone,” they stated, “and we hope that fans can send their prayers and thoughts to his family.”

The Lancaster, California, police department and the Los Angeles County police department both verified that when authorities went to Carter’s home at 4200 LA Vista Drive on Saturday, they discovered a body.

His final words are heard in the video below.

Before passing away, Aaron Carter spoke to his family. He was aware.