Leslie Carter’s Death: What The Future Holds For Aaron And Nick Carter

While the cause of Leslie Carter‘s tragic untimely death still remains unknown, the near-future of her brothers Aaron Carter and Backstreet Boy Nick Carter have been addressed, reports E! Online. Aaron, who is currently starring in the off-Broadway production The Fantasticks, will temporarily leave leading man duties to his understudy as the 24-year-old actor/singer is mourning the loss of his sister.

“His Fantasticks family loves him and offers him support and prayers during this difficult time,” John Capo, the spokesperson for the production told E! “Aaron’s understudy and friend, Matt Leisy, will be covering Aaron’s role until his return. We thank everyone for the outpouring of concern for Aaron.”

As for Nick, the Backstreet Boys won’t be embarking on tour again until late spring. And when the time comes, the 31-year-old singer will definitely have a purpose to serve.

“Nick Carter is thankful to the many people and the fans who have shared their wishes and prayers during this tragic time,” his publicist told E! “We want to let the fans know the tour will go on as promised.”

“Performing is cathartic to me and I am dedicating the rest of my tour to my sister since she loved to watch me perform,” Nick said.

News of Leslie Carter’s passing surfaced Wednesday, February 1st. While the cause of death remains a mystery, an autopsy is being performed on the 25-year-old’s body in upstate New York.