6:13 PM on 1st February 2012
The sister of Backstreet Boys star Nick and singer Aaron Carter died yesterday at the age of 25.
Leslie passed away in Upstate New York but few details have been released about how she died.
‘We are deeply saddened for the loss of our beloved sister, daughter, and granddaughter Leslie Carter,’ the family told Access Hollywood in a statement.
‘Our family is grieving right now and it’s a private matter.’
Like her brothers Leslie was also a singer and she leaves behind husband Mike Ashton and their 10-month-old daughter Alyssa Jane.
Leslie embarked on a music career in the 1990’s at the time her brother Nick was making hits with his band The Backstreet Boys.
In 1999 Leslie, who also played the piano and clarinet, signed a deal with Dreamworks Records but an album was never released.
Her single Like Wow appeared on the film Shrek, but only reached number 99 on the Billboard charts and label are said to have thought she wouldn’t be able to compete with the likes of Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera.
As well as Nick, Aaron, Leslie also has two sisters, Bobbie, who is the eldest of the brood and Aaron’s twin Angel.
Their parents are Jane Elizabeth and Robert Gene Carter, who divorced in 2003, Robert, who has another daughter from a previous marriage went on to marry Ginger Elrod in 2004.
Robert and Ginger, who also has a child from a previous relationship, had a son Kaden in 2005.
The family starred in their own reality show in 2006 called House of Carters, but the show only last for one series.
Leslie’s younger brother Aaron found fame in the 1990s as a tween pop singer but he has had his fair share of problems.
In 2006 Araon proposed to Playboy model Kari Ann Peniche, but broke off the relationship shortly after.
On February 21, 2008, Aaron was arrested in Texas, when he was pulled over for speeding, and authorities found less than two ounces of marijuana in his car.
Last year the singer, who has dated Lindsay Lohan and Hilary Duff, checked into rehab after his manager stated he needed ‘to heal some emotional and spiritual issues he was dealing with.’
Backstreet Boys singer Nick has also had run ins with the law and has been arrested twice.
The singer, who used to date Paris Hilton, was arrested in 2002 after getting involved in a fight in a nightclub and in 2005 he was arrested in Huntington Beach, California for drink driving.
Nick, who has been diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, has also spoken out with his battle with drink and drugs in the past.
The Carters have asked for privacy at this time.
Leslie Carter was born on June 6th, 1986 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leslie_Carter
June 6th, 1986
6 + 6 +2+0+1+1 = 16 = her personal year (from June 6th, 2011 to June 5th, 2012) = Shocks. Unexpected. From out of nowhere. Bolt out of the blue. Shock to the system.
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