Jethro Lazenby, son of Nick Cave, has died at 31. A model raised in Australia, he had recently been released from prison, where he had served a sentence for assaulting his mother. He was a diagnosed schizophrenic and the judge, upon his release, had requested that Lazenby detoxify and be away from his mother for at least two years..
Jethro Lazenby was born in 1991 in australia, son of Beau Lazenby, just ten days away from Luke, another son of Nick Cave, but had with his then wife Viviane Carneiro. Jethro had stated in an interview that he had never met the artist until he was seven years old. “She didn’t start well, having to manage the mess with my father and being in his shadow”.
“With much sadness, I can confirm that my son, Jethro, is dead. Family privacy would now be appreciated, ”said Nick Cave. It is not the first time that the singer has found himself giving such unpleasant news. Jethro Lazenby is the second of the artist’s four children to die young. Arthur died at the age of 15 when he fell off a cliff near Brighton.
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds should play in Bari on July 13th, on the occasion of Medimex.