Nancy Motes, Julia Roberts’ half-sister, has died of an apparent drug overdose, according to a statement released by her family. The 37-year-old was the youngest sister of Julia and actor Eric Roberts.
“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,” the statement, obtained by People, says. “There is no official report from the Coroner’s office yet. The family is both shocked and devastated.”