According to a new report from TMZ, former X-Factor contestant and future G.R.L. (Reboot of the Pussycat Dolls) star, Simone Battle (left), unfortunately past away this past Friday morning, September 5th, from what is now speculated to be a possible hanging suicide!
They claim, Simone was found dead in her Los Angeles,CA home. She was just 25 years old. Simone had previously made it to the Top 17 on X-Factor, and had just signed a deal to be apart of the new G.R.L. group that is being managed by Robin Antin and company. The L.A. County Cororner’s Office told them, Simone’s autopsy has not been completed yet, so nothing has been ruled out as cause of death.
Simone’s father told them, Simone was found in the bedroom of her apartment in a West Hollywood neighborhood. An update from the cops, stated Simone was “found hanging on a rod in the closet of her bedroom around 8:30 AM on Friday.” Stay tuned.