Julia Roberts’ Half-Sister Nancy Motes Found Dead of Apparent Drug Overdose
2:29 pm, February 10th, 2014
She was 37.
Motes was the daughter of the Oscar-winning actress’ mother Betty Lou and her stepfather Michael Motes.
She was the youngest sibling of Julia and Eric Roberts, and Lisa Roberts Gillan.
The exact circumstances of her death have not been disclosed, but Motes’ family has released a statement.
“It is with deep sadness that the family of Nancy Motes… confirms that she was found dead in Los Angeles yesterday of an apparent drug overdose,” her loved ones said.
They add, “There is no official report from the Coroner’s office yet. The family is both shocked and devastated.”
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