Jordin Sparks is mourning the loss of her 16-year-old step-sister.
In an Instagram Story published on People, Sparks had previously asked fans for prayers as her step-sister was in the ICU due to complications from sickle cell anemia.
The teen, named Bryanna Jackson-Frias, 16, had battled the health issue her whole life.
Sadly, Bryanna passed away on Tuesday evening.
According to the same article on People, Sparks's mother shared a post on Facebook announcing the teen had peacefully passed. She also thanked everyone for their prayers.
Please continue to keep the family in your thoughts during this difficult time.
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