Mark was found dead at his home in Gloucestershire, England the cause of death is believed to be a drug overdose.
It is not yet certain if the 59-year-old ‘s fatal overdose was deliberate or accidental.
DailyMail.com sources say the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star is “devastated by her brother’s death” and will be heading back to the UK for his funeral.
Lisa has remained silent on social since her brother’s death and is said to be “focusing on the welfare of her two nephews.”
However, Lisa did release a statement to DailyMail.com and called her brothers death as “as a shock to us all” and that she had been in contact with her brother the day before his untimely death.
“This has come as a shock to us all. My brother and I had connected the day before this tragedy and I was completely unprepared for this,” Lisa revealed.
“He was my only sibling and I am shocked and saddened by his passing. I am trying to be supportive to his two young sons that he has left behind, and help them get through this tragedy,” the RHOBH star added.
“We appreciate your consideration in this private and extremely difficult family time,” Lisa concluded.
Lisa and her brother, Mark, were said to be very close and vacationed together quite often. Mark frequently visited Lisa’s Beverly Hills mansion, Villa Rosa, and was often spotted at to Lisa’s restaurants SUR, Villa Blanca, and PUMP.
So, who was LVP’s brother?
Well, he was a DJ, who had various legal and personal troubles, and also participated in a British TV documentary called ‘Gold Diggers and Proud.’
“After 22 years of marriage, Mark was living a very colourful life until it all sadly went wrong,” an unnamed family member told DailyMail.com.
Here are some images of LVP and Mark during happier times.
The entire AllAboutTRH team sends our condolences to Lisa, Mark’s kids, and their entire family. Our hearts are broken for LVP as losing a loved one is never easy. Rest in peace Mark.
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