Peter Andre Heartbroken Over Brother Andrew's Death From Cancer

Pete 'Devastated By Brother's Death'

Peter Andre has been left heartbroken after his older brother lost his battle with kidney cancer.

Andrew Andre died surrounded by family at his famous brother's home in the early hours of Sunday, aged just


A rep for Peter says: "Pete just can't speak at the moment. Everyone was at Andrew's side - his wife, daughter, Pete and their parents - the whole family.

"Andrew woke up, looked around at everyone to say goodbye, and then fell asleep. He passed away in his sleep. It was very peaceful.

"This is the first member of Pete's immediate family to pass away and he is obviously devastated. The whole family is in shock and need time and privacy to grieve."

Peter Andre pictured on a night out with his brother in July this year.

The Mysterious Girl hitmaker arranged for his older sibling Andrew to fly to London for treatment at Chelsea's Royal Marsden hospital in March after he was diagnosed with cancer, and Andrew had been responding well to treatment, until his condition deteriorated last month.

And the star's spokeswoman added that the family wanted to thank staff at the clinic for their support and professionalism while treating Andrew, adding: "They did everything they possibly could to help Andrew. It has all happened so quickly. This time last year he just thought he had a tummy ache. It's terrible."

Earlier this month, the singer scrapped his remaining 2012 tour dates to be by his brother's side. The concerts have been pushed back until next year.


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