Naomi Judd, a famous American singer and Grammy award winner died on April 30, 2022. The autopsy from Nashville medical examiner’s office released on Friday opens that she died by suicide by a self-inflicted gunshot wound at her residence in Franklin, Tennessee at 10:47 a.m local time.
According to reports, she gunshots herself from the right side of her head which entered her skull. Judd’s daughters found Naomi unresponsive at her home where she was sent to Williamson medical center “and pronounced dead”.
Reports also suggest that 76 years old Judd during the time of her death, was on several types of medications like lithium to treat depression and insomnia.
According to Judds’s daughters Wynonna and Ashley Judd, Naomi was battling several disorders like anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, and suicidal thoughts.
A suicidal note and weapon were found at the scene.
The family asks fans to maintain privacy and respect toward Naomi’s death to let the family greive.
Daughter’s statement on Naomi’s death
Ashley Judd in an interview with Diane Sawyer on May 12, revealed that her mother used a firearm to kill herself, and Ashley was the first family member who found her mother dead.
Larry, Naomi’s husband confirms the autopsy report and told to media, everything was just as expected, Naomi killed herself.
The early life of Naomi
Naomi was born on January 11, 1946 . She was awarded with five Grammy and nine Country Music Association Awards. Naomi was just 18 years old when she gave birth to her first child, Wynonna. She and her daughter Wynonna perform on stage as a duo and are known as The Judds, which eventually becomes the audience’s favorite.
However, Naomi Judd was diagnosed with hepatitis, and Wynonna keep performing on stage as a solo artist. But after her recovery time she again started to perform and gave her best performances. She also receive a tribute in Brazil in year 2021 for her career.