Abdul Stalker Committed Suicide by Overdose

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 20, 2009 4:45 PM CST
Abdul Stalker Committed Suicide by Overdose
The home of "American Idol" judge Paula Abdul.   (AP Photo)

The American Idol hopeful and Paula Abdul fan found dead outside the celebrity’s LA home in November committed suicide with prescription drugs, the AP reports. A coroner’s report, delayed for toxicology tests, did not specify which drugs killed Paula Goodspeed. Police had long suspected suicide, though no note was left.

On a season 5 appearance, Goodspeed's performance of "Proud Mary" got panned, but she remained a devoted fan of Abdul's, even painting life-size portraits of her. (Read more Paula Abdul stories.)

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