Franklin Police provide an update on the cause of death

Days after Franklin police confirmed they were investigating the death, and a representative for Christian singer Mandisa confirmed her death, officials said there was no criminal suspicion.

Mandisa, born in Citrus Heights, California, as Mandisa Lynn Hundley, is 47 years old.

The singer was found dead in her Franklin home on Thursday. Police have not directly confirmed that Hundley is the subject of the death investigation, but have confirmed that they were working at a home that matched the address listed in the “American Idol” alum's public records.

The media group, which represented Hundley, confirmed her death on Friday, though it offered no insight into the cause of death.

A Franklin Police Department spokesman said Monday that “there is no indication that the death was the result of suspicious or criminal activity.”

The spokesman did not say how she died.

Hundley attended Fisk University, where she was a member of the acclaimed Fisk University Jubilee Singers. I graduated in 2000.

In 2005, Hundley appeared on “American Idol” and reached the top nine. Her career as a Christian artist blossomed from there. She released her debut album, “True Beauty,” in 2007 and debuted on the top Christian album charts with her debut single, “Only the World.”

Hundley won Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for “Overcomer” at the 56th Grammy Awards in 2014.

As news of her death spread, other celebrities and people who knew Mandisa spoke out on social media, saying her music and lyrics served as an inspiration to them when they needed it.

Tennessee journalists Craig Shoup and Melonie Hurt contributed to this report.

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