Simone Battle, a U.S. ‘X Factor’ finalist and member of pop group G.R.L., was found dead in her West Hollywood home on Friday. The singer was 25.
TMZ reports Battle was found hanging on a rod in the closet of her bedroom around 8:30 a.m. on Friday.
A spokeswoman for the LAPD could not confirm the details of Battle’s death when TheWrap reached out for comment. Battle’s record company, however, confirmed her passing and released a statement to the media.
|NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 20: Singer Simone Battle, of G.R.L., leaves the “Good Morning
America” taping at the ABC Times Square Studios on August 20, 2014 in New York City.
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