Son of Jon Corzine dies

 Gubernatorial candidate, Sen. Jon S. Corzine, D-N.J., celebrates with sons Joshua, left, and Jeffrey, right, in East Brunswick, N.J., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Gubernatorial candidate, Sen. Jon S. Corzine, D-N.J., celebrates with sons Joshua, left, and Jeffrey, right, in East Brunswick, N.J., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

A spokesman says former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine’s son has died.

Corzine Spokesman Steven Goldberg said Thursday that 31 year-old Jeffrey Corzine has passed away.

Goldberg said in a statement “Mr. Corzine is obviously devastated by this tragic loss. We ask that all respect his family’s privacy during this very difficult time.”

Goldberg declined to say where or when Jeffrey Corzine died.

Details regarding the cause of death were also not immediately known.

Jeffrey was the youngest of the former politician’s three children with ex-wife Joanne Corzine.

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