Australian TV star and former model Charlotte Dawson killed herself after receiving abuse from vicious trolls on Twitter just hours before she died. (left is the last pic of her which she posted on her Instagram page on Friday, a day before she killed herself)
Famed for TV shows such as ‘Australia’s Next Top Model, the New Zealand-born star, 47, had a history of depression.
She was found dead in her Sydney apartment yesterday morning February 22nd. Police said there were no suspicious circumstances. She had taken prescription tablets with wine and tweeted: ‘you win’ in a suicide note to her cyber tormentors. Continue…
Charlotte pictured looking happy on Thursday, two days before she killed herself
Her efforts and high public profile on the issue were recognised by the National Rugby League, a major Australian football association, which last year made her an anti-bullying ambassador.
She had long graced the pages of women’s gossip magazines and scenes in reality TV shows. Her modeling career had taken her to Italy, Britain and Germany during the 1980s.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key tweeted he was ‘shocked and saddened’ by the news of her death.
The Sun-Herald newspaper in Sydney reported Sunday that her body was found only minutes before her luxury waterside apartment was due to be sold at auction.
Culled UK Daily Mail