Country music legend Naomi Judd’s cause of death has reportedly been revealed to be suicide. Her family shared the news that the singer had died on Saturday at the age of 76.

The “Grandpa” hitmaker reportedly took her own life, according to multiple sources, reported People magazine in a piece published Monday.

Judd’s famous daughters, actress Ashley Judd and country singer Wynonna Judd shared the heartbreaking news Saturday that they had lost their mother to the “disease of mental illness.”

“Today we sisters experienced a tragedy,” the joint message shared by both sisters on their social media accounts read. “We lost our beautiful mother to the disease of mental illness. We are shattered. We are navigating profound grief and know that as we loved her, she was loved by her public. We are in unknown territory.”

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The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a free hotline for individuals in crisis or distress or for those looking to help someone else. It is available 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255.

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