Who was Skilyr Hicks?
Skilyr Hicks, a former “America’s Got Talent” contender, was discovered dead at a friend’s home in South Carolina on Monday, according to a report.
She was 23 years old.
Skilyr Hicks America’s Got Talent
Hicks, who was 14 years old at the time, sang a song she wrote on Season 8 of NBC’s talent show competition in 2013.
She advanced to the second round before being eliminated before the live rounds of the competition.
Hicks is survived by her mother and four brothers and sisters.
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Skilyr Hicks Cause Of Death
Jodi Hicks, Hicks’ mother, informed TMZ, which broke the news of her death. She said, “She will live on through her music,”
It wasn’t clear how Hicks died right away. According to the mother, her daughter struggled with substance misuse and mental health concerns.
ARTIST Skilyr Hicks wrote about how music “made her” and “kept her alive” in a harrowing Facebook message posted just months before her sudden death. pic.twitter.com/csdisntBmw
— HÜSEYİN AVNİ KEMAL (@Hak2050) December 8, 2021