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Simone Battle's tragic death Friday has been ruled a suicide by hanging, a Los Angeles County coroner's spokesperson said Monday.
The G.R.L. singer and former X Factor contestant was just 25. News of her death was confirmed Saturday by her music group's management and record companies.
On Saturday, G.R.L. group founder Robin Antin remembered Simone in a heartfelt Instagram post, writing, "Simone I will miss your smile, Your adorable laugh, Your loving spirit that you brought to all of us, The joy that you felt when you were singing, dancing, performing, laughing, and goofing around with your GRLs, and most of all the beautiful friendship and bond that tied us all together, that will forever be in my heart..."