Country legend Naomi Judd’s demise has formally been dominated a suicide according to the official autopsy report, which additionally revealed that she left a suicide note.
The late 76-year-old singer was discovered “unresponsive in her dwelling by household” at 10:57 a.m. native time on April 30, per the report.
“She had an obvious self-inflicted gunshot wound and was transported to Williamson Medical Center the place she was pronounced lifeless shortly after arrival,” the report additionally acknowledged.
The gunshot “perforated by way of the appropriate aspect of the scalp and entered the cranium by way of an entrance-type gunshot wound,” mentioned the report.
“Per household, the decedent has had prior suicidal ideations and up to date life stressors,” the report continued. “A weapon and a note with suicidal connotations have been discovered close to the decedent on the scene.”
The autopsy moreover mentioned Judd had a medical historical past of battling “important” nervousness, in addition to melancholy, bipolar dysfunction, power idiopathic pneumonitis, hepatitis C, hypertension and hypothyroidism.
Judd had a number of completely different medicine in her system on the time of her demise related to treating insomnia, Parkinson’s illness, melancholy and seizures, in keeping with the toxicology report.
Shortly after Naomi’s demise, her daughter Ashley appeared on “Good Morning America” and in addition iterated that her mom “used a weapon” to kill herself.
Ashley, 54, additionally mentioned she was the one which “found” her mom after the taking pictures.
“I’ve each grief and trauma from discovery,” Ashley mentioned on “GMA.”
In August, it was revealed that Naomi had excluded her daughters, Ashley and Wynonna, from her will, representing a $25 million property — instead naming her husband, Larry Strickland, as the executor. The determination reportedly offended Wynonna — who had been performing together with her mother because the nation duo the Judds for the reason that Nineteen Eighties.
In May, Wynonna opened up about “the pain” of dropping her mom in an Instagram publish.
“WHAT DO I KNOW?? I DO know, that the ache of dropping Mom on 4/30 to suicide is so nice, that I usually really feel like I’m not ever going to have the ability to totally settle for and give up to the reality that she left the best way she did. This can’t be how The Judds story ends,” she wrote.