Nancy Motes, the half-sister of Julia Roberts, was found dead in an L.A. home on Sunday.
Nancy Motes’ body was discovered by her fiance John Dilbeck in the home of a person she was pet-sitting for. Motes, 37, was found in a bathtub full of water that had several prescription and nonprescription drugs around it. Police suspect that Motes may have overdosed on drugs, but they need toxicity results to confirm, reports The New York Daily News.
Police are treating Nacny Motes’ death as a suicide. Her body was being examined by doctors on Monday to determine if she had died from drug overdose.
Julia Roberts cancelled an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live due to the event and didn’t show for an Academy Award lunch on Monday. Roberts and Nancy Motes didn’t get along, and Motes Tweeted about their problematic relationship, The New York Daily News notes.
Following her death, some of Nancy Motes’ harsh Tweets regarding Julia Roberts have been deleted from her Twitter (TWTR) account.