Bobby Brown and other family members have gathered at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth where his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown has been taken.
Bobbi Kristina, 22, has been hospitalized since a Jan. 31 medical emergency and her family announced this week that “she is in God’s hands now.”
The Roswell Police Department responded after Bobbi Kristina, 22, was found unresponsive in a bathtub on Jan. 31. The department has released little information about the subsequent investigation and did not respond to an AJC query this week regarding whether any charges were anticipated.
Fulton County DA Paul Howard said in a statement that his office is reviewing the case and said an announcement on charges, if any, would be made at “the appropriate time.”
On Wednesday, Bobbi Kristina’s court-appointed conservator filed a civil lawsuit against Nick Gordon claiming that Gordon harmed Bobbi Kristina physically, wrested control over her finances and has taken money from her during the time she has been hospitalized since being found unresponsive Jan. 31.
The suit claims Gordon “caused, among other things, substantial bodily harm” to Bobbi Kristina. More details here.
From the lawsuit filed on Bobbi Kristina’s behalf this week:
“(Gordon) has held himself out as having several different relationships with Brown at various times. Prior to 2012, (Gordon) held himself out to be Brown’s surrogate ‘brother.’ Then, after 2012, when Brown inherited a substantial sum, (Gordon) assumed the position of Brown’s boyfriend. On or around Jan. 9, 2014(Gordon) perpetuated the fraud that he had married Brown, though in fact he never did so.
“The misrepresentation that (Gordon)was Brown’s ‘husband’ was used to control Brown and limit with whom she could interact. For example,(Gordon) often answered Brown’s personal cell phone, would not allow her to make appointments without his approval, and manipulated her bank relationship so that he could access her money. This was all part of a scheme to benefit from her wealth.
“In fact,(Gordon) acted on this scheme by routinely transferring a large portion of Brown’s funds into an account controlled solely by him, without the consent or authorization of Brown.
“(Gordon) then began questioning Brown’s access to trust assets and threatening one of the trustees with guns and other violent weapons. On April 14, 2014, this Court issued a restraining and/or protective order against (Gordon).”
“(Gordon) also began to commit domestic violence on Brown, including punching her in the face, knocking out a front tooth and dragging her upstairs by her hair.
“Just prior to Jan. 31, Brown had confided to someone that (Gordon) was not the man she thought he was and set up a time on Jan. 31 to meet with this person to further discuss this revelation. Brown, however, never made it to the meeting. Instead, on the morning of Jan. 31, Brown became embroiled in a loud argument with (Gordon) at her townhome. The loud argument ended and Brown was later found unresponsive and unconscious, face down in a bathtub, with her mouth swollen and another tooth knocked out.”
“As a direct and proximate result of (Gordon’s) conduct, Brown has suffered life threatening bodily harm and damages.”
“Brown has suffered substantial physical bodily harm, including loss of teeth, pain and suffering, and trauma that has required medical treatment as a direct consequence of (Gordon)’s physical abuse.”
The lawsuit seeks “at least $10 million.”