According to the Los Angeles County Corner’s office, the half sister of Julia Roberts’s Nancy Motes has died from a possible drug overdose.
According to the L.A. County Coroner spokesman Captain John Kades, Nancy Motes, 37, was found dead in a Los Angeles residence on Sunday in a bathtub full of water. Prescription drugs were found at the residence which by the way was not her home.
Kades said, “nothing has been ruled out, including an accidental drug overdose or a suicidal overdose. Indication of a suicide note was found at the residence.”
An autopsy for Motes will be scheduled for Monday and the cause of death will take 8 to 10 weeks to be determined. Motes’s is the half sister of Roberts and her brother Eric Roberts, also an actor. They all have the same mother.
Julia Roberts, 46, is currently being nominated for best supporting actress Oscar for her role in August: Osage County.
According to People magazine, the Roberts family was shocked and devastated to Motes’s death. The family said, “it is with deep sadness that the family of Nancy Motes…confirms that she was found dead in Los Angeles yesterday of an apparent drug overdose.”