Simone Battle’s Official Cause of Death Ruled a Suicide

Simone Battle’s official cause of death has been ruled a suicide by hanging, a Los Angeles County coroner’s spokesperson said Monday.

The G.R.L. singer and former X Factor contestant was just 25 years old when she passed away.

News of her death was confirmed on Saturday after her body was found hanging in her West Hollywood home the morning before.

The G.R.L. group founder Robin Antin remembered Simone in a touching Instagram post writing, “Simone I will miss your smile, Your adorable laugh, Your loving spirit that you brought to all of us, The joy that you felt when you were singing, dancing, performing, laughing, and goofing around with your GRLs, and most of all the beautiful friendship and bond that tied us all together, that will forever be in my heart…”

She adds, ” How lucky we are to have had You in our lives Simone, you inspired us all, and touched fans all around the world with your sweet sweet voice and talent…. We will NEVER forget… I Love you sweet Simone Rest in Peace…”

Our thoughts go out to her family and friends.