The 22-year-old was fatally shot by a 27-year-old who’s infatuated with her.
Christina Grimmie was killed by two gunshots, an official autopsy report concluded.
The recently released report by the Orange County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed that the 22-year-old died from gunshot wounds on her head and chest on June 10. The breakout star from The Voice was shot at during an autograph session by 27-year-old Kevin Loibl, a tech company staff who’s infatuated with the singer-songwriter.
The tragic killing that took place at The Plaza Live at Orlando, USA, has rocked the pop world and dealt a big blow to Grimmie’s family, friends and fans. Tears flew at her memorial service. Grimmie’s parents broke down as they spoke of the “gigantic hole” in their hearts that would never go away. Celebrities including Selena Gomez, Megan Trainor and Charlie Puth left heartfelt condolences, while Adam Levine, Grimmie’s mentor on The Voice, covered the funeral expenses. Her fans also raised more than US$100,000 in donations to her grieving family.
Here’s a look at the highlights from her career.
Grimmie’s a talent who died too young. But her warmth will live on through her music.