Naomi Judd's autopsy confirms country singer's cause of death as family releases statement

Naomi Judd's autopsy report released by the Nashville medical examiner’s office

confirmed statements that the late country music star's family members had previously made regarding the circumstances of her death at the age of 76 on April 30.

Judd died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, an autopsy report obtained by Fox News Digital revealed on Friday.

"We have always shared openly both the joys of being family as well its sorrows, too.

One part of our story is that our matriarch was dogged by an unfair foe," an official statement from Judd's family that was provided to The Associated Press read.

The statement continued, "She was treated for PTSD and bipolar disorder, to which millions of Americans can relate."

The report stated that Judd was found "unresponsive in her home by family."

She was transported from her residence in Franklin, Tennessee to the Williamson Medical Center "where she was pronounced dead shortly after arrival."

Per the autopsy, the Kentucky native's past medical history was "significant for anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, chronic idiopathic pneumonitis, hepatitis C and hypertension

The report noted, "Per family, the decedent has had prior suicidal ideations and recent life stressors."

"A weapon and a note with suicidal connotations were found near the decedent at the scene."