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(CNN) — A source close to the family told CNN that singer Aaron Carter, who first rose to fame as a child with pop songs like “I Want Candy,” has died. I was 34 years old.

A spokesman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department told CNN they responded to a call for help at Carter’s home in Lancaster, Calif., at about 11 a.m. local time on Saturday, where a man was found. dead at the scene.

The source said that he was found dead in his bathtub.

Officials did not provide details about a possible cause of death.

Carter, also famous for the pop song “Crush on You,” is survived by their 11-month-old son, Prince.

The singer received a lot of support from fans and other celebrities after she came out as bisexual in 2017.

“There is something I would like to say that I feel is important to me and my identity, which has been a weight on my chest for almost half my life,” Carter wrote on Twitter. “I’m not ashamed of it, just a weight and burden that I’ve been holding for a long time and want to get rid of.”

He further explained that at the age of 13 he “began to find boys and girls attractive”.

Aaron Carter performing here in 2013. credit: Ben Gabe / WireImage / Getty Images

“Many years had passed since I thought about it, but by the age of 17, after a few relationships with girls, I had an experience with a man I was attracted to, with whom I also worked. did and grew up together.”

The singer opened up on an episode of “The Doctors” in 2019 about her battle with a number of mental health issues, including multiple personality disorder, schizophrenia, acute anxiety, and manic depression.

“This is my reality,” Carter said in a video that appeared on the show’s Facebook page, holding a plastic bag with several prescription bottles.

In 2017, Carter was arrested in Georgia on suspicion of driving under the influence and possession of marijuana while he and his then-girlfriend, Madison Parker, were traveling through Habersham County.

CNN previously reported that the singer later said in an interview that he does not drink alcohol and denies that he has a drug problem.

“I don’t need help,” he said. “I need people to understand that I am human and that I make mistakes like no one else in this world, but I would never put my life or my girlfriend’s life at risk.”

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