Shocking and tragic news just breaking as fashion designer L’Wren Scott was found dead in her Manhattan apartment of an apparent suicide, per “The New York Post.”
“A 49-year-old female was found unconscious and non-responsive by police at 10:05am,” a spokesperson for the NYPD said (via “People”). “EMS responded and found her deceased. An investigation is ongoing and a medical examiner will determine the cause of death.”
Scott had a long list of celebrity clients and fans, including Madonna, Sarah Jessica Parker, Christina Hendricks, Nicole Kidman and Michelle Obama. Scott founded her fashion line in 2006.
Aside from her work as a designer, Scott, 49, was well-known as the longtime girlfriend of The Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger, who she had been with for 12 years.
In a statement from Jagger spokesperson Fran Curtis to “USA Today,” Jagger is "completely shocked and devastated by the news."
Several stars have already taken to Twitter to mourn the loss of the great designer: