Alfred Jackson, half brother of Prince, has died

The 66-year-old died of apparent natural causes, reports say.
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One of Prince's half siblings has passed away.

Alfred Jackson, 66 years old, died at his home on Thursday morning in Kansas City, Missouri.

According to a TMZ report, Jackson was found unresponsive by his brother around 10:30 a.m. 

Police believe he died of natural causes, per the website.

That afternoon, Prince's sister Tyka Nelson announced Jackson's death on Facebook:

As USA Today notes, Jackson and Prince shared a mother; she had Jackson during her first marriage.

The paper also notes a 2016 interview where Jackson says that "he had not seen or spoken with Prince for nearly 15 years."

He was one of six Prince heirs, now four half siblings and Prince's sister Tyka.  

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