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Leslie Carter, the 25-year-old sister of Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter and singer Aaron Carter, suffered from an overdose and was under the influence of several drugs before her tragic death on Tuesday, according to police reports.
Officials who responded to a 911 call from her family’s western New York home found three drugs near her body: Olanzapine (used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia or bipolar disorder), Cyclobenzaprine (a muscle relaxant) and Alprazolam (used to treat anxiety or panic disorders), ABCNews.com reports.
The singer, who signed with DreamWorks Records in 1999, had “a long history of mental illness and was on medication for her depression,” her half-sister Ginger Carter told authorities. Read the rest of this entry »