Report: Police continue to investigate cause of death of ‘American Idol’ alum Mandisa

Mandisa was 47 when she was found dead in her Franklin, Tennessee, home.

Tennessee police said in a statement on Monday they are “continuing to investigate” the death of Grammy-winning Christian recording artist and “American Idol” alum Mandisa, but that they do not believe it was the result of foul play.

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“The Franklin Police Department is continuing to investigate the death of a woman found inside a Beamon Dr. residence last Thursday evening,” the statement read. “Over the weekend, a medical examiner identified the deceased individual as Mandisa Hundley. At this time, there is no indication the death was the result of suspicious or criminal activity.”

“The Franklin Police Department sends its condolences to Hundley’s family, friends, and fans,” the statement concluded.

While officials said the 47-year-old did not die as a result of foul play, they did not issue an official cause of death, the Tennessean reported.

The singer, who became famous when she was a contestant on “American Idol” in 2006, was found dead in her Franklin, Tennessee, home last week.

“We can confirm that yesterday Mandisa was found in her home deceased,” a representative for the singer said in a statement released on Friday. “At this time we do not know the cause of death or any further details. We ask for your prayers for her family and close knit circle of friends during this incredibly difficult time.”

Mandisa, a native of Citrus Heights, California, graduated from Fisk University, where she was a member of the famed Fisk University Jubilee singers, in 2000.

After her stint on “American Idol,” she released the first of her six albums in 2007. She won a Grammy Award for best contemporary Christian music album in 2014 for her album “Overcomer.”

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