- Gordon was found legally responsible for Brown’s death
- He has ignored the civil suit against him
Fulton County Superior Court Judge T. Jackson Bedford entered a judgment against Gordon Thursday as a result of a wrongful death suit filed by her family.
Brown, 22, lingered for months in hospice before she died. An autopsy declared which drug intoxication in addition to immersion in water were the cause of the pneumonia in addition to brain damage which ultimately led to her death.
Gordon has not been charged criminally inside the case. He failed to appear For two main hearings inside the civil case against him regarding Brown’s death, in addition to her family won by default. He was not in court Thursday when the judgment was entered.
The ruling forces Gordon to pay any of his future earnings to the estate of Brown.
Her father, singer Bobby Brown, issued a statement expressing his happiness about the judgment.
“I am pleased with the outcome of today’s court proceedings,” he said. “I do know which Mr. Gordon will be unable to slander my daughter’s name inside the future or obtain any benefits via the use of Krissy’s name.”
Brown called on authorities to move to criminally charge Gordon in his daughter’s death.
“The delay in which matter is actually of great concern to me in addition to my family,” the singer said. “We need for District Attorney Howard to act at which point.”