MTV Ridiculousness star Steelo Brim and his family suffered a heartbreaking tragedy after his nephew died in an accidental drowning. According to TMZ, the 3-year-old wandered into the star’s backyard of his North Hollywood home unsupervised and fell into a pool. Brim was hosting visiting family members from Chicago when the incident occurred.
Law enforcement told TMZ, the toddler was taken to a nearby hospital, but pronounced dead later that afternoon. It’s not yet known how long the boy was in the pool before being discovered, but the death is being ruled an accidental drowning.
Steelo put out a brief statement saying, “Last weekend, my beloved nephew passed away in a tragic accident. We will miss him dearly and ask for prayers and privacy during this time of mourning.”
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Brim and his family.