Autopsy Conducted on Fashion Designer L'Wren Scott's Body

PHOTO: Mick Jagger and fashion designer LWren Scott attend the launch celebration of the Banana Republic LWren Scott Collection, Nov. 19, 2013, in Los Angeles.PlayMichael Kovac/Getty Images
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The body of Fashion designer L'Wren Scott has been released to a funeral home after authorities confirmed today that she hanged herself, ABC News has confirmed.

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Scott, 47, was found dead on Monday in her Manhattan apartment.

The NYC Medical Examiner's Office said it completed the autopsy and determined Scott committed suicide by hanging.

Scott was a renowned stylist and fashion designer whose clothes have been worn by A-listers including Nicole Kidman, Angelina Jolie and Penelope Cruz.

Read: Fashion Designer L'Wren Scott Found Dead in Apparent Suicide in NYC

In addition to her career in fashion, Scott had dated Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger for more than a decade.

"I am still struggling to understand how my lover and best friend could end her life in this tragic way," the Rolling Stones frontman said in a statement released Tuesday on his website.

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"We spent many wonderful years together and had made a great life for ourselves," Jagger wrote. "She had great presence and her talent was much admired, not least by me."