So Sad: Braxton Sisters’ Niece, Lauren Braxton, Dies at 24 Years Old

Toni Braxton’s 24-year-old niece has died in Maryland, TMZ reports.

Lauren Braxton, who is the daughter of Toni’s younger brother, Michael Conrad Braxton Jr., died Monday (Apr. 29).

According to Lauren’s father, her death was caused by a heart condition.

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Law enforcement tells TMZ … they received a 911 call around noon on Monday, and Lauren — who went by the nickname LoLo — was unresponsive when they arrived. She was pronounced dead by paramedics.

Michael — who is a Maryland native — is the only son of the Braxton siblings. He and Toni are the elder siblings to Traci, Towanda, Trina and Tamar. Like most of his sisters, Michael is also a singer and songwriter and he’s appeared on episodes of his sisters’ reality show “Braxton Family Values.”

Michael started singing with his sisters in church choirs when they were young.

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