According to a new report, actress Lisa Lynn Masters was found dead following an apparent suicide in a Peru hotel room on Tuesday. Investigators have said the actress hanged herself with a skirt; she was found in the room’s closet.
The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star visited the country’s capital to attend a modeling event, according to Peru21. Officials believe the actress was suffering from depression after finding anti-depressants in her hotel room.
Following her unfortunate passing, the actress’s friends and family set up a GoFundMe account in her name, and have surpassed their goal of $30,000 as of Thursday.
“Our dear friend Lisa Masters passed away tragically and unexpectedly in Lima, Peru on November 15, 2016. Lisa’s genuine warmth, generosity and tenacious strength will be deeply missed,” a loved one wrote.
“Lisa’s beloved husband William is shocked and grieving her sudden loss. In the midst of his mourning, [he] faces daunting financial challenges, including the substantial funeral and transport expenses for Lisa in and between Peru and the United States. Our hearts go out to our dear friend William. We will miss Lisa very, very much.”
If you or someone you know is contemplating suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
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