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June 10, 2020 – Former playmate Ashley Mattingly’s cause of death has been revealed.
Mattingly, who died by suicide in April, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, according to the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office, TMZ reported Friday. The report also revealed that Mattingly, 33, had opioids and benzodiazepines in her system.
Mattingly was found unresponsive in her home outside of Austin, Texas, after a friend called police asking for a wellness check because they had not heard from her, Mattingly’s siblings William and Christy Mattingly told PEOPLE in April. Mattingly, who appeared as Playboy‘s Miss March in 2011, struggled with alcohol and substance abuse, the siblings said, but she had recently moved closer to home “and was working toward getting better.”
William and Christy said that their sister “will continue to live on through nieces whom she loved dearly and always thought of no matter how far away she was, a twin brother, two sisters and numerous other friends and family members.”