Family members tell us ... authorities contacted them at 2:30 AM Tuesday and said Robert died of a heart attack.
The website also reports that law enforcement are treating his death as by natural causes, pending the toxicology report.
ROBERT Yancy has died aged 39.
Natalie Cole had complications from "ongoing health issues" and United States website TMZ claimed she died from heart failure in Los Angeles. Three decades prior, his father, pastor and gospel musician Marvin Yancy, died on March 22, 1985 at the age of 34, with his cause of death likewise listed as a heart attack. It was also learned that authorities will only reveal more details about his death whenever the autopsy and other tests are completed.More news: PM Modi concerned about Gorakhpur deaths, says CM Adityanath
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The son of the late singer Natalie Cole has passed away.
It is not yet known if a genetic heart problem ran in the family. It was shameless the way they minimized her legacy.
Robert was also the grandson of legendary jazz singer Nat King Cole, and an accomplished drummer in his own right who worked in the music industry.
Following the sudden death of his mother, Robert Yancy had paid tribute with dignity.