The coroner in Cleveland says the son of lead O’Jays singer Eddie Levert and brother of the late R&B singer Gerald Levert has died after a medical emergency in jail.
Thirty-nine-year-old Sean Levert was sent to jail last week for failing to pay child support. He died late Sunday night at Lutheran Hospital in Cleveland.
The coroner says an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.
Gerald Levert was 40 when he died in 2006 of an accidental mix of prescription and over-the-counter drugs.
The Levert brothers and childhood friend Marc Gordon formed the R&B trio LeVert. Their hits included (Pop, Pop, Pop, Pop) Goes My Mind and Casanova.