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Julia Roberts’ half-sister was consumed by depression brought on by family angst when she chose to end her life in February (14), according to the suicide note she left for her fiance.
Nancy Motes, 37, passed away after taking a drug overdose and now, in a bitter handwritten note obtained by editors at MailOnline.com, she’s pointing the finger at family members.
She wrote, “My mother and siblings drove me into the deepest depression. I’ve suffered thru (sic) this disease all my life, however it has never been this bad. I burst into tears every morning (because) I woke up.”
The Los Angeles County coroner ruled Motes killed herself by taking a variety of drugs.
Her body was discovered on 9 February (14) by her fiance, John Dilbeck. Calling him her “one true love”, she wrote, “I know this will effect (sic) you the most & I can’t apologize enough. I was truly blessed & lucky to have you as my true love and best friend. I will carry you with me forever.”
Motes’ famous sister pulled out of a series of awards season appearances in February (14) after Motes died. The actress opened up about the loss in a Wall Street Journal Magazine interview, revealing she was heartbroken by the tragedy.
She said, “There aren’t words to explain what any of us have been through in these last 20 days. It’s hour by hour some days, but you just keep looking ahead.”
“You don’t want anything bad to happen to anyone, but there are so many tragic, painful, inexplicable things in the world. But (as with) any situation of challenge and despair, we must find a way, as a family. It’s so hard to formulate a sentence about it outside the weepy huddle of my family.”