The American Idol contestant Willie Spence is no longer with us! The Season 19 runner-up passed away at the age of 23. Douglas Now Local news was one of the very first media publications to share the sad news of Willie’s death.
The media outlet has reported that the youngster was in Tennessee at the time of his passing. Continue reading further to learn the main reason behind the death of the singer Willie Spence.
What was the cause behind the death of Willie Spence?
As per Douglas Now Local news, the American Idol contestant Willie Spence got involved in a car crash in Tennessee and incurred some injuries due to the same. At the end of the day, he couldn’t make it out alive.
The media outlet also put out a statement regarding Willie’s death on the social media platform Facebook. They wrote, “We have no further details at this time. We extend our condolences to Willie’s family, friends, and fans. He was an extraordinary talent and a ray of light to millions across the world. He will be missed.”
The singer passed away at the age of 23. As of this moment, his family has not issued a statement to confirm his passing. This must be a difficult time for all friends and family of Willie.
Before his death, Willie posted a video of himself singing in a car on the social media platform Instagram. He simply captioned the post, “Lord you are my hiding place”🎤🥺..”
Willie’s close friend K Michelle confirmed the news of his death
Yes, you read that right. Spence’s friend K Michelle took to social media and paid a heartfelt tribute to him. She shared a couple of videos and photos of the two of them spending time together on her Instagram feed.
Michelle wrote, “Honestly, i’m in shock. I’m in tears. My lord Willie. One of my favorite rebels, you just dm last week about my new single. It’s been years of you loving me and me loving you.“
She went on to say, “I was so happy that the world got to experience that amazing gift you have. I’m really just done for tonight. This one hurts really bad! God why! R.I.p my baby🙏🏽😢 @williespenceofficial I will always love your friend❤️.”
Tributes pour in for Willie Spence
Since the time, the news of Willie Spence’s death came out, social media has been filled with messages of condolence. The fans and friends of the singer are shocked by his sudden passing away.
Liamani Segura wrote, “Fly and sing with the angels and dance amongst the stars friend! RIH 🥺🕊️✨,” meanwhile Ty Gibson further added, “Omg I am so at a loss for words. Not you Willie! 💔💔💔 Wow… 😭🕊️ Rest in Paradise, king 😔.”
Katharine McPhee Foster commented, “You’re with Jesus now. God bless you. Thankful for the time we had.” Hunter Metts penned, “At a lost for words – My heart is broken. Thankful for the time and experiences we shared. Rest in peace Willie.”
We send our deepest condolences to the friends and family members of Willie Spence during this hard time. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.