Mandisa, Former ‘American Idol’ Contestant, Subject of Ongoing Investigation by Tennessee Police


The Franklin Police Department in Tennessee is currently investigating the death of Mandisa, a renowned musician who won a Grammy Award. Mandisa, who gained fame after participating in the fifth season of ‘American Idol’ in 2005, was found deceased at her residence last week. She was only 47 years old.

“The Franklin Police Department is continuing to investigate the death of a woman found inside a Beamon Dr. residence last Thursday evening. Over the weekend, a medical examiner identified the deceased individual as Mandisa Hundley, 47,” the department shared in a statement. “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.”

Following news of Mandisa’s death, the artist’s family shared a statement on social media. “We can confirm that yesterday Mandisa was found in her home deceased. 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 was a voice of encouragement and truth to people facing life’s challenges all around the world.”

Following the news, friends and fans of Mandisa expressed their condolences and shared heartfelt tributes. Mandisa rose to fame with the release of her debut album “True Beauty” in 2007, quickly becoming a sensation in the contemporary Christian music scene.




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