John Travolta's teenage son has died in the Bahamas.

According to police reports, Jett Travolta, 16, fell and hit his head on a bathtub this morning at the family's vacation home in the Bahamas. He suffered a seizure. Jett was the oldest child of Travolta and his wife, actress Kelly Preston.

Police say the boy was last seen going into the bathroom on Thursday and it appears he hit his head on the bathtub. He was then taken to hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Jett had a history of seizures. There have also been reports that he was autistic although Travolta has denied it.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

Travolta and his wife actress Kelly Preston also have an 8-year-old daughter.