Motes' family confirmed she was found dead in Los Angeles on Sunday
(Feb. 9), though the exact circumstances of her death have yet to be released.
"It is with deep sadness that the family of Nancy Motes ... confirms that she was found dead in Los Angeles yesterday of
an apparent drug overdose," read a statement from the family. "There
is no official report from the Coroner's office yet. The family is both shocked
Motes, 37, was the youngest sibling of Julia and Eric
Roberts, and Lisa Roberts Gillan.