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Everleigh Rose’s father passed away from FENTANYL overdose, police report reveals

A police report have revealed that tween influencer Everleigh Rose’s late father, Tommy Smith, passed away of an accidental fentanyl overdose, five months after his sudden death at age 29 sent shockwaves around the internet.

Everleigh’s mother, Savannah LaBrant, 29, first confirmed the devastating news via Instagram on September 14, while asking her followers to ‘pray’ for her 10-year-old daughter amid the tragic loss. 

Now, the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner said that Tommy died of an accidental overdose due to acute fentanyl intoxication to People magazine, adding that while the cause of death has been confirmed, the case still remains open.

Savannah dated Tommy from 2012 to 2016, and she gave birth to Everleigh in December 2012. 

Police have revealed that tween influencer Everleigh Rose’s late father, Tommy Smith, passed away of an accidental fentanyl overdose, five months after his sudden death at age 29

Everleigh's mother, Savannah LaBrant, 29, shared the devastating news via Instagram on September 14, while asking her followers to 'pray' for her 10-year-old daughter amid the loss

Everleigh's mother, Savannah LaBrant, 29, shared the devastating news via Instagram on September 14, while asking her followers to 'pray' for her 10-year-old daughter amid the loss

Everleigh’s mother, Savannah LaBrant, 29, shared the devastating news via Instagram on September 14, while asking her followers to ‘pray’ for her 10-year-old daughter amid the loss

Now, the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner confirmed that Tommy died of an accidental overdose due to acute fentanyl intoxication to People magazine, but said the case is still open

Now, the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner confirmed that Tommy died of an accidental overdose due to acute fentanyl intoxication to People magazine, but said the case is still open

‘Our hearts are incredibly heavy as we process the loss of Everleigh’s dad, Tommy. He loved Everleigh immensely,’ Savannah wrote back in September, alongside a touching photo of the pair. 

Savannah (seen with Everleigh) dated Tommy from 2012 to 2016, and she gave birth to Everleigh in December 2012

Savannah (seen with Everleigh) dated Tommy from 2012 to 2016, and she gave birth to Everleigh in December 2012

‘As we navigate through this difficult time we kindly ask for privacy so that our family may continue to love on Ev, pray, and grieve with her. Your prayers for Everleigh are so very appreciated.’

Savannah went on to wed YouTube star Cole LaBrant in July 2017, and together, they have welcomed three more kids – Posie, four, Zealand, two, and Sunday, eight months.

The couple has become well-known on the web for sharing videos of their daily lives alongside their four children, and has racked up 13.1 million subscribers on YouTube and 29.6 million followers on TikTok.

Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is 80-100 times stronger than morphine and 50 times stronger than heroine. 

It was created to treat cancer but is often taken for recreational use, as well as added to drugs like cocaine or heroin to increase their potency or make them more profitable.

According to DrugAbuseStatstics.org, less than 0.07 ounces of fentanyl causes certain death, and the drug is a factor in 53 per cent of drug overdoses. 

Tommy’s girlfriend, Courtney Santaella, also posted a touching tribute to the father-of-one at the time, writing that her heart was ‘broken into a million pieces.’ 

Savannah went on to wed YouTube star Cole LaBrant in July 2017, and together, they have welcomed three more kids - Posie, four, Zealand, two, and Sunday (not pictured), eight months

Savannah went on to wed YouTube star Cole LaBrant in July 2017, and together, they have welcomed three more kids – Posie, four, Zealand, two, and Sunday (not pictured), eight months 

Tommy's girlfriend, Courtney Santaella (seen with him and Everleigh), also posted a touching tribute to the father-of-one at the time, writing that her heart was 'broken into a million pieces'

Tommy’s girlfriend, Courtney Santaella (seen with him and Everleigh), also posted a touching tribute to the father-of-one at the time, writing that her heart was ‘broken into a million pieces’

‘I feel numb and can’t think of words to say other than I wish this was a horrible nightmare,’ she wrote. 

She said she wouldn't 'be the woman she is today without Tommy,' adding that she will be 'forever thankful' for the 'amazing memories' they made together

She said she wouldn’t ‘be the woman she is today without Tommy,’ adding that she will be ‘forever thankful’ for the ‘amazing memories’ they made together

‘What I do know for sure is that I would not be the woman I am today without you. You taught me so much and I am forever thankful that you came into my life and that we were able to make so many amazing memories together. 

‘I will cherish those and hold them so tightly to my heart the rest of my life. I know you’re dancing and cracking jokes in heaven now.’

One month after his death, Savannah gave an update on how Everleigh was doing via Instagram.

She said that while it’s been ‘difficult,’ that they were in the process of ‘transitioning into a new normalcy.’

‘Each day the process of grief can be unpredictable, especially for a child. As parents, we yearn to heal and fix,’ she explained.

‘With prayer and reflection, we have come to realize that all we can do is love, support, and focus on Ev as we continue to transition into new normalcy. 

;We are blessed to have family, friends, and amazing mentors to help guide us during this season and to help us make Everleigh feel so loved. 

Savannah and Cole have become well-known on the web for sharing videos of their daily lives alongside their four children, and has racked up 29.6 million followers on TikTok

Savannah and Cole have become well-known on the web for sharing videos of their daily lives alongside their four children, and has racked up 29.6 million followers on TikTok

While the entire family has gained worldwide attention for documenting their dynamic, Everleigh (seen with her dad) has especially become an internet sensation

While the entire family has gained worldwide attention for documenting their dynamic, Everleigh (seen with her dad) has especially become an internet sensation

‘Anybody who has ever lost someone knows that grief is a strange thing. There will be good days and there will be hard days moving forward. By God’s grace, Everleigh is doing well.’

While the entire family has gained worldwide attention for documenting their dynamic, Everleigh has especially become an internet sensation – with her and her mom often sharing cute dance videos to TikTok that rake in millions of views. 

She also has her own Instagram page, where she has more than five million followers. 

It appeared as though Everleigh was close with her father before his death. Back in July, she posted a video talking about how thankful she was to have two dads.

‘One made me, and one raised me,’ she said, adding, ‘I love it.’

In a YouTube video posted in 2018, Savannah gave insight into where her relationship stood with Tommy following their split, and she explained that they were ‘friends’ and focused on ‘co-parenting,’ adding that he was ‘great’ with Everleigh.

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Read more at DailyMail.co.uk



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