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Eldest son of world's oldest person dies aged 97

Eldest son of world's oldest person dies aged 97

- Eldest son of world's oldest person has died aged 97

- Harold Fairweather passed away on Wednesday after a short illness

- His mother, Violet Mosse-Brown, recently became the world's oldest living person

The eldest son of the world's oldest living person has died aged 97.

Harold Fairweather passed away at their home in Duanvale, Jamaica on Wednesday, April 19 after suffering a short illness.

A family caretaker, Elaine McGrowder, said Harold had complained of dizziness on Wednesday morning and his condition deteriorated before he passed away.

Eldest son of world's oldest person dies aged 97

Harold Fairweather (left) seen with his mother, who is the world's oldest person, in a recent photo

Elaine added: "He had been unwell for some time but we didn't expect him to go like this. He was a beautiful man - very, very special."

Harold lived with his mother, Violet Mosse-Brown, who became the world's oldest living person after the passing of the previous record holder, Italian Emma Morano, on April 15.

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Eldest son of world's oldest person dies aged 97

Violet Mosse-Brown is the world's oldest living person, aged 117

Mosse-Brown was born on March 10, 1900. Before Harold's passing, he was believed to be the world's oldest person to have a living parent.

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Mosse-Brown's family has a history of long-living members. For instance, both her parents reportedly lived to the age of 96.

Eldest son of world's oldest person dies aged 97

Harold, his mother Mosse-Brown and some family members. She is said to have great-great-great grandchildren

Watch more on Violet Mosse-Brown and her family in the video below.

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