Mother Naomi Judd (left) and daughter Wynonna (on right)
On Saturday news broke that country music legend Naomi Judd had died.
Her famous daughters Wynonna and Ashley Judd released a statement saying their mother had died from the disease of mental illness.
JUST IN: Naomi Judd, of Grammy-winning duo The Judds, dies at 76
Her daughters said in a statement to the AP, “Today we sisters experienced a tragedy. We lost our beautiful mother to the disease of mental illness. We are shattered.”
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Wynonna and Ashley were honored the next day at the Country Music Hall of Fame. The two daughters broke down when they joined the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday.
On Monday the coroner confirmed that Naomi Judd had committed suicide. How tragic.
FOX News reported:
Naomi Judd died by suicide following a longtime struggle with mental health, according to a new report.
The country legend took her own life on Saturday, multiple sources confirmed to People magazine.
A rep for Judd told Fox News Digital on Monday: “There is an investigation by law enforcement and the coroner’s office.”
Wynonna and Ashley Judd announced their mother’s death at the age of 76 on Saturday with a heartbreaking statement posted to social media.
If you’re not familiar with The Judds — Here is one of their great performances.