Aaron Carter, brother of Backstreet Boys member Nick, dies aged 34

Lancaster, California: Aaron Carter, the singer-rapper who began performing as a child and had hit albums starting in his teen years, has been found dead at his home in Southern California. He was 34.

Representatives for Carter’s family confirmed the singer’s death. They did not provide any immediate further comment.

Aaron Carter, pictured in 2015, has been found dead at his home in Southern California.Credit:AP

Carter, the younger brother of Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys, performed as an opening act for Britney Spears as well as his brother’s boy band, and appeared on the family’s reality series House of Carters that aired on E! Entertainment Television in the US.

Police responded around 11am on Saturday, local time, following reports of a medical emergency at the home in Lancaster, said Deputy Alejandra Parra with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Parra said the deputies found a deceased person at the residence, but she could not immediately confirm it was Carter.

Carter’s fifth and final studio album, LOVE, was released in 2018.

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