Authorities reportedly arrested Hannah Price’s boyfriend, the stepdaughter of musician Chris Daughtry who was found dead last week.
TMZ He reports that Bobby Jolly was arrested on Friday and taken to Fentress County Jail in Tennessee, the same day that Price, 25, was found dead in her neighboring apartment.
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According to the news agency, Price’s death has been declared homicide and police are conducting an investigation into the death. However, authorities have not confirmed whether Jolly is a person of interest in the case, nor have they disclosed why he was arrested.
The development comes after Daughtry made a heartbreaking statement following her stepdaughter’s death.
“I’m still processing the last 24 hours. I’m absolutely devastated and heartbroken,” the 41-year-old American Idol alum shared on Instagram. “I recently lost my mother to cancer, but I was lucky enough to say goodbye and was processing it in private. We never got to say goodbye to our precious Hannah and it’s another huge success for our family.
“Thank you all for your kind words and condolences. They are truly felt and appreciated. Now I am taking the time to be present with my family as we attempt to heal from this devastating loss. Hannah, I love you. I miss you. I wish I could. hold you. This hurts so much. “
Price is the daughter of Daughtry’s wife Deanna, who also has a son Griffin, 23, from a previous relationship.
“My firstborn. I love you infinitely Hannah,” wrote Deanna along with a presentation of happy shots with Price. “Our family would like to thank you all for the outpouring of love as we mourn the loss of our daughter Hannah. We are awaiting the autopsy results to determine how Hannah suffered the injuries that resulted in her death. Our hearts are broken.” .
Daughtry married Deanna in 2000 and they share 10-year-old twins: Adalynn Rose and Noah James.
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