A rep for the “Heart Attack” singer confirmed to E! News that Patrick Lovato passed away, after Demi’s older sister Dallas tweeted, “Rest in peace daddy I love you,” Saturday.
Details regarding the circumstances of Patrick’s death haven’t been released, but he reportedly was battling cancer in the last couple of years, according to Radar Online.
Demi herself finally released her first comment on twitter 13 hours ago:
I feel so humbled to have had so much support from my fans, friends, family and complete strangers.. God bless you all, thank you so much ❤
— demetria lovato (@ddlovato) June 23, 2013
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