The late Christina Grimmie's family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Florida theater where she was murdered.
Grimmie's family is suing, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Plaza Foundation, the company that owns the theater where she was gunned down, promoter AEG Live, and security company ABC Corp. The pop star was murdered at the hands of 27-year-old Kevin James Loibl on June 10 while she was signing autographs after a show, and her family is suing all three organizations for not having proper security at the event.
"By doing only superficial bag checks with no body pat downs or the use of metal detectors to safeguard against concert goers bring weapons into the theater, Christina's assailant was permitted to enter the Plaza Live theater facility with two 9mm Glock handguns, two full magazines and a large hunting knife," the lawsuit reads, according to Philly.com.
"Our thoughts continue to be with the Grimmie family, particularly at this time of year," a spokesman for Plaza Live told CNN. "We will not be speaking about this matter and allow it to be addressed through the proper legal channels."
Grimmie's family is looking for future money the pop star would have received, while her brother is requesting damages for both physical and emotional trauma he incurred while trying to save his sister's life.
Grimmie rose to fame through her YouTube channel, where she posted covers of various pop songs. She then auditioned for The Voice in season 6, where she emerged as a frontrunner with successful covers of songs like "Hold On, We're Going Home" by Drake, "I Won't Give Up" by Jason Mraz and "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley. She made it all the way to the finale, where she came in third place.