John Travolta's Son Dead at 16

TMZ is reporting that actor John Travolta's 16-year-old son Jett has died while vacationing in the Bahamas.

They've little in the way of specifics right now. Previously, Travolta and his actress wife Kelly Preston had their lawyers bat down reports that Jett had been diagnosed with autism. Travolta vehemently denied that Jett suffered from the mysterious ailment, blaming his health problems on a disorder called Kawasaki Syndrome. A disorder that can, apparently, lead to heart disease.

A sad story.

Update: Travolta's attorney has confirmed the death, saying that the boy was with his family at their hotel when he succumbed to a seizure and could not be revived. He died on the scene. More: Access Hollywood reports that Jett died after falling and hitting his head on a bathtub, while over at TMZ, they have a statement from the Royal Bahamas Police which says that Jett had last been seen going into the bathroom yesterday and was discovered unconscious by a caretaker at 10am this morning.

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