Jo Mersa Marley, the grandson of Bob Marley, has died at 31 years old according to a spokesperson for the musician.

According to WZPP Radio in Miami, Jo was found dead in his car in Miami and may have died from an asthma attack, but an official cause of death has yet to be confirmed.

The son of Stephen Marley, Jo was born in Kingston, Jamaica to a legendary music family that has provided decades of reggae music and a long-lasting impact on the music industry. His uncles are musician Ziggy Marley and DJ Damian “Jr Gong” Marley.

Jo is survived by his wife Qiara and his daughter Sunshine.

Fans have taken to social media with an outpouring of love for the late musician. Andrew Holness, the Prime Minister of Jamaica, tweeted his condolences to the Marley family.

“My heartfelt sympathies to Joseph’s friends and associates and to the Reggae music fraternity and fans everywhere,” Holness wrote. “His untimely passing at the young age of 31 y.o. is a huge loss to the music as we look to the next generation.”

Jo debuted his first EP titled “Comfortable” in 2014 and the following year he appeared on the Grammy-winning reggae album “Strictly Roots” by Morgan Heritage. His latest album, “Eternal” was released in 2021. His last performance was in Fort Lauderdale in early November.

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