The families of Samuel Benton “Ben” Selecman, Alan Jackson’s son-in-law, are asking for emotional support after his unexpected death at 28.
In a statement shared via the country superstar’s website on Thursday, the Jackson and Selecman families said they “ask for — and appreciate — prayers during this difficult time.”
Selecman, who married Jackson’s oldest daughter Mattie last October, died on Wednesday in West Palm Beach, Florida, after suffering “severe traumatic head injuries in a fall,” according to the statement.
The Miami Herald reported that Selecman, an assistant district attorney for Davidson County in Tennessee, was on a boat dock and helping a woman onto a boat when he slipped and fell.
He is survived by his wife, as well as his parents, brother Cole, and sister-in-law Morgan.
Mattie previously opened up about their relationship to Southern Bride, after their fairytale wedding. The couple…
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