In several responses to Instagram followers over the last 24 hours, Patrick Perkins repeatedly declined to reveal how his brother died on Sunday.
In one response, Patrick wrote, “Think I need to take this opportunity to explain something to you: If the cause of death is not released, there is a reason…There is intention in every part of this. Please respect both of us by not asking that question … not sure how it’s not obvious that I didn’t say for a reason. Everything in this is intentional. Please respect that.”
In another response, Patrick assured followers, “While I won’t go into specifics, I can assure you that he went just about as peacefully as you can.”
One unexpected message from a fan was respectful: