Ensa Cosby, the daughter of actor/comedian, Bill Cosby, was found dead in her Massachusetts home on Friday evening, multiple outlets have now confirmed.
She was 44 years old.
The cause of death is unknown at this time.
(UPDATE: She passed away from renal disease.)
However, TMZ reports that Ensa (who worked as a Yoga instructor) suffered from a number of health issues, including a very serious kidney problem.
It is believed she was on the list for a transplant at the time of her passing.
Ensa made news last year when she issued a lengthy statement in support of her father, who has been accused of drugging and assaulting over 60 women.
The comedian's rape trial ended in a mistrial last summer and the date for a new one has not yet been announced.
Cosby and all members of his family have maintained the star's innocence ever since the first allegation came to light.
Ensa made her voice known in May of 2017, ahead of one of the Cosby Show alum’s court appearances.
This is what she wrote about her dad and the charges against him:
I am a very private person and have chosen to live my life quietly with my family. But for my child, my niece, my nephew, and my father, I cannot sit quietly anymore.
The accusations against my father have been one-sided from the beginning.
When he tried to defend himself, he was sued in civil court.
I’ve seen the accusations become more horrific and extreme with time, and I’ve witnessed my father’s reputation and legendary works be dismissed without any proof.
The statement continued as follows:
I strongly believe my father is innocent of the crimes alleged against him, and I believe that racism has played a big role in all aspects of this scandal...
My father has been publicly lynched in the media.
My family, my young daughter, my young niece and nephew have had to stand helplessly by and watch the double standards of pretending to protect the rights of some.
But ignoring the rights of others and exposing innocent children to such appalling accusations about someone they love dearly and who has been so loving and kind to them is beyond cruel.
Bill and his wife, Camille Cosby, are also the parents of Erika, 52, Erinn, 51, and Evin, 41.
Their son Ennis was murdered at the age of 27 in a botched robbery attempt in Los Angeles in 1997.
May Ensa Cosby rest in peace.