Usher’s stepson declared brain dead in a boating accident

The former stepson of the singer Usher Raymond was declared brain dead after he was critically injured in a boating accident while riding in an inner tube at Lake Lanier in north Georgia, Atlanta as per his family sources. Kyle Glover – the eleven years old child of singer’s ex-wife Tameka Foster and her former partner Ryan Glover was unresponsive when he was rescued from the lake on Friday after being struck on the head by a passing jet ski and was taken to the Children’s Healthcare unit at Egleston Hospital in Atlanta.

There was also a 15-year old girl along with Kyle Glover in the inner tube whose identity cannot be verified in the report and who was also taken to hospital. However her condition was not made public. A decision is yet to be taken whether to take off the life support systems of this young boy. Tameka through Face book thanked her fans and family for their support and requested them to pray for the little boy.

An Atlanta resident Jeffrey S. Hubbard struck Kyle Glover while on a Jet Ski as the boy floated on an inner tube attached to a pontoon boat on the lake as reported by the Atlanta Journal – Constitution. Hubbard has rented the Jet Ski and boat with Foster and her son. However alcohol consumption is not reported to be a factor behind this accident.

The exact cause of the accident is now being investigated with the Department of Natural Resources in Atlanta by launching an inquiry. On the completion of the investigation a recommendation will be given to the district attorney to decide whether to file for any criminal charges or not. Since Friday, the family held vigil at the hospital and Usher visited Kile early Saturday morning without coming back from the hospital according to a source close to the family.

Kile’s mother – Tameka Foster was married to Usher for two years until their divorce in the year-2009. The couple has two sons together named Usher V and Navyid aged three and four years respectively. The former couple is locked in a bitter legal battle over custody of their two sons together.

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