Sterling family says Scott Sterling battled Type 1 diabetes

In a statement released by the Los Angeles Clippers, franchise owner Donald Sterling and his wife Shelly acknowledged their son Scott’s fight with Type 1 diabetes and thanked friends for their support. Scott Sterling, 32, was found dead Tuesday night in his Malibu apartment.

“Our son Scott has fought a long and valiant battle against Type 1 diabetes,” the statement said. “His death is a terrible tragedy, the effects of which will be felt forever by our family and all those who knew and loved him. We sincerely appreciate the warm outpouring of sympathy and support from so many of our dear friends.”

Investigators did not find any signs of foul play at the apartment Sterling lived in on Pacific Coast Highway next to Nobu restaurant. Officials are looking into drug overdose as a possible cause of death, with an autopsy set to be performed as early as Thursday. 

The Malibu Times is the first newspaper in Malibu, serving the community since 1946.

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