Marie Osmond's Son Commits Suicide

18-year-old had history of depression

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 27, 2010 3:42 PM CST

(Newser) – Marie Osmond's 18-year-old son killed himself last night by leaping from his apartment in downtown Los Angeles. Michael Blosil, one of Marie's eight children, left a note that referenced his lifelong battle with severe depression, report ET Online. "Please pray for my sister and her family," said Donny Osmond.

In a statement, Marie said: "My family and I are devastated and in deep shock by the tragic loss of our dear Michael and ask that everyone respect our privacy during this difficult time." Click here for sad details from the suicide note.

Marie Osmond in a 2005 file photo.
Marie Osmond in a 2005 file photo.   (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, file)
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