Chris Daughtry and Deanna Daughtry are grieving the loss their daughter Hannah, 25 years old, According to police, Hannah died Friday at her Nashville home. The cause of her death was not disclosed. A representative for American Idol has described the tragic loss as follows: “unexpected.”Hannah, 23-year-old, and Giffin, 23, are Deanna Daaughtry’s children. They were born to a previous relationship. Deanna and Daughtry are parents to Adalynn Rose (10 years old) and Noah James (10 years).
“Due to the unexpected death of Chris and Deanna Daughtry’s daughter, Hannah, all currently scheduled shows for the coming week for Daughtry have been postponed,”Daughtry’s representative spoke for him PEOPLE. “The Daughtry family thanks you for your understanding and respectfully asks for privacy during this very difficult time. Further details will be made available at a later date. The investigation into this tragic death is still ongoing.”
Friends, family members, and peers of the Daughtry frontman have sent condolences as well as prayers. Many are using social media to express their sympathy to Chris and Deanna in the wake of this terrible news.
“Praying for your peace and strength through this unbelievably difficult time,”Diana DeGarmo was a Daughtry alum. Country singer Holdyn Barder wrote, “My deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family.”
Much love @CHRIS_DaughtryToday, his crew and him💔
— matt deis 🦃🍂🍁 (@mattdeis) November 13, 2021
Rob Liefeld, creator of comic books Submitted, “Prayers to Chris Daughtry, his wife and their family on the passing of his daughter.”Deanna received a short message from Kathy Shea Mormino, author of Kathy Shea Mormino. “No words, Deanna. I’ll be praying for you.”
Take this family into your heart, and hold them in your prayers during these difficult times. https://t.co/yp0Vs5swNj
— Majic 107.7 🎶 (@Majic1077) November 13, 2021
“OMG! My heart just skipped a beat when I saw this posting. I am beyond in shock,”A fan Submitted. “Whatever happened, I hold Chris and Deanna deep in my heart. I am so sorry for this horrible tragedy. My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Daughtry family.”
Hearing this just breaks my heart 💔💔I am SO Very sorry for your loss Chris, Deanna & your family. Praying for you ALL & asking God to give you the strength you need to get you all through this difficult time🙏🏻Sending healing prayers.
— Lynda Walter (@walter_Lynda) November 13, 2021
“My heartfelt prayers and deepest condolences go out to you Chris [and] your entire family,”Another Daughtry fan Tweet. “May God comfort you all during this tragic [and] most difficult of times.”
Chris and Deanna, my deepest sympathy. This is the joy that you bring to the world. You did not deserve it. God be with your family
— carla henderson (@dakota41803) November 13, 2021
“I just read the news and I’m very upset,”Another fan Submitted. “May God comfort you in the days and weeks ahead. (We lost a child too) I know exactly what your all going through. You will get through this. I am soo sorry for the loss of your daughter Hannah~ I will be keeping you all in my prayers””
It is truly heartbreaking😥🙏🏼💔🖤
Prayers @CHRIS_DaughtryHis family and friends during this difficult time.
— Gina.Christine🇺🇸🇮🇹 (@Gina__Christine) November 13, 2021
The VoiceMeghan Linsey, an alum, wrote, “I am so incredibly sorry. Praying and sending you guys all the love in the world,”Beth Dover, Orange Is the New Black actress, commented. “Oh Deanna, I’m so sorry. My deepest condolences. Sending you and your family so much love.”