Jeremy Carter had run ins with the law, where he was arrested for theft, drug possession and substance abuse. Doctors revealed his heart stopped, leading some to wonder if his death was drug related. However, no definitive cause of death, regarding what caused his heart to stop, has been established at this time.
Grandson of Jimmy Carter dies in Georgia
Jimmy Carter announced the death yesterday to the congregation of his hometown church in Plains, Georgia, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Carter told parishioners his grandson hadn't been feeling well Saturday and went to take a nap at his family's home in Peachtree City before he died, the newspaper reported. Mowell said he was notified of the death early Sunday. Jeremy Carter is the son of Annette and Jeff Carter, who is Jimmy Carter's youngest son.
In 2005, Jeremy Carter, then 18, was sentenced to 30 days of house arrest, three years of probation and ordered to undergo drug counseling following his arrest in a Peachtree City home break-in. Police said he was caught inside the home of a former friend taking a video game console.
Authorities found less than an ounce of marijuana in a plastic bag in his shoe and smelled alcohol on his breath, The Associated Press reported at the time. Carter had originally been charged with burglary, which could have resulted in a prison sentence, but that was reduced to a misdemeanor theft charge as the result of a plea agreement, the AP reported...