Travolta's Son Dead at 16

By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 2, 2009 3:13 PM CST
John Travolta arrives at the 19th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala in Palm Springs, Calif., on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
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(Newser) – John Travolta's 16-year-old son, Jett, died today in the Bahamas, the actor's lawyer tells the TMZ website. Jett Travolta suffered a seizure while on vacation with his parents, Travolta and his wife, actress Kelly Preston, and could not be revived. Travolta and Preston also have an 8-year-old daughter, Ella.