Charmayne Maxwell, one of the members of R&B girl group Brownstone, died Saturday. She was 46.

The exact cause of death has not yet been revealed but her brother Brandon Maxwell confirmed the untimely passing on Twitter.

"R.I.P my beautiful sister Charmayne 'Maxee' Maxwell," he shared Saturday evening online. "I can't even believe I'm typing this right now."

He added, "Bad things happened to the most innocent people. My sister died in the most terrible way and I'm in so much pain right now. I can't stop shaking." 


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Brandon later slammed a link on Twitter that inferred his sister tried to commit suicide. TMZ reported that the singer had possibly fallen and cut her neck on glass.

As soon as the news broke, fellow Brownstone member Teisha Brown shared her condolences online. "I just need to be by you 1 more time on stage MAX!" she captioned on Instagram. "#Brownstone #Forever R.I.H. I miss you already!! My heart is so heavy. I LOVE YOU SISTER!!"

The girl group—who were signed on Michael Jackson's MJJ music label—found huge success with their 1995 hit single "If You Love Me." They later earned a Billboard Music Award and a Grammy nomination for the song.

Charmayne is survived by her music-producer husband Carsten Soulshock and their son. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.  

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