Atlanta police have officially launched a criminal investigation in the Bobbi Kristina case, which is allegedly centered on her boyfriend Nick according to reports. Now as she lays comatose in a hospital bed, HollywoodLife.com asked an expert criminal defense attorney, how much trouble could Nick be in if she passes away.
On Feb. 6, police opened a criminal investigation, looking into how Bobbi Kristina Brown, 21, ended up unconscious in her bathtub on Jan. 31. They believe foul play may have been involved and have focused their investigation on Nick Gordon according to reports. HollywoodLife.com spoke to criminal defense attorney James E. Silverstein to find out how much trouble Nick could be in if she does tragically lose her life.
Nick Gordon Criminal Charges: Could Bobbi Kristina’s Death Put Him In Jail?
Nick has a history of getting in trouble and HollywoodLife.com has obtained photos and EXCLUSIVE police documents detailing his extensive history of violence run-ins with the law.
With the possibility of foul play being involved in Bobbi Kristina’s case, we asked criminal defense attorney James E. Silverstein to tell HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY how concerned Nick should be if she does pass away.
“This is a complicated situation. Nick Gordon‘s potential for criminal culpability rests more so in the hands of the law enforcement investigation, than on the family’s decision regarding whether or not to remove Bobbi–Kristina from life support,” says Silverstein. “However, if Bobbi–Kristina dies, it certainly could make things far worse for Nick.”
Bobbi Kristina Facial Injuries
Details have emerged that Bobbi Kristina suffered from facial and mouth injuries at the time she was first
encountered by paramedics.
“If the police investigation reveals that Nick Gordon assaulted, or was otherwise responsible for Bobbi Kristina‘s predicament, he could be facing some very serious criminal consequences, including potential murder charges if she in
“It will be crucial for the police to determine how Bobbi Kristina ended up in the bathtub. Did she accidentally fall in the water, injuring her face in the process, and then drown, or did something more sinister occur as the result of something Nick did, such as him assaulting her. This will be the key issue surrounding Nick‘s fate.”
Nick has retained an attorney since the incident.
What do you think HollywoodLifers — was Nick Gordon involved in Bobbi Kristina’s drowning?
— Tim Plant