Jetro Lazenby, who worked as an actor and model named Jethro Cave, has died. He was 31 years old.
The news was announced by his father, a musician Nick Cave. The cause of death is not specified. He is the second son Cave lost at a young age.
“With great sadness I can confirm that my son Jethro has passed away,” the Bad Seeds frontman said in a statement received. according to the BBC. “We would be grateful for the privacy of the family at this time.”
Lazenby, whose mother was Australian model Bo Lazenby, was the musician’s eldest child and was 8 years old before he found out who his father was.
As a teenager, he found work as a model for brands such as Balenciaga and Versace, and starred in two films, Corroboree in 2007 and 2011 My little princessstarring Isabelle Huppert.
In 2018, Leisenby was jailed “for a series of violent attacks on his then-girlfriend,” according to the BBC.
Most recently, he physically assaulted his mother in March and was eventually found guilty of unlawful assault. His lawyer said Leisenby was diagnosed with schizophrenia, reported guardian.
He was released from a Melbourne detention center last Thursday on condition that he undergo drug counseling. Lazenby was ordered to stay away from her mother for two years. It is unclear how he died.
In 2015, Cave’s son Arthur died at 15 years after falling from a 60-foot cliff. The investigation revealed that the teenager at the time was under the influence of LSD alcohol. The Impact of Death was part of Andrew Dominic’s 2016 documentary about the singer, Once again with feeling.
Cave wrote about Arthur’s death letter a fan who has experienced similar losses.
“It seems to me that when we love, we grieve. Here is such a deal. Here is such a pact. Grief and love are forever intertwined. Grief is a terrible reminder of the depth of our love, and like love, grief is beyond discussion. ”
Cave went on to say that he often felt Arthur’s presence. And while he acknowledged that such experiences could be illusory, he urged her to accept them.
“Create a mood,” the musician wrote. “Call them. Will they be alive. Talk to them. It is their impossible and ghostly hands that lead us back to the world from which we were expelled; now it has changed for the better and unimaginably. “