Fashion World Mourns L'Wren Scott

The popular designer's death puts a spotlight on the pressures of the fashion world.
3:00 | 03/18/14

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The shocking suicide of l'wren Scott, the fashion designer for so many stars and longtime girlfriend of Mick jagger found dead in her apartment yesterday morning and Mara schiavocampo is on the scene right now. Good morning, Mara. Reporter: George, good morning. That tragic discovery made here at her apartment. So many trying to tig out why this happened. Recent financial documents show Scott's company was $6 million in debt last year and now rumors of a split with her longtime love jagger. L'wren Scott seemed to have it all, Mick jagger's longtime girlfriend, a successful fashion designer split her time between London, New York and Paris ran a brand loved by celebrities from Nicole kidman to the first lady and launched a partnership with banana republic. I like to travel. I love art. Reporter: Monday morning Scott's seemingly glamorous life came to a sudden end. Police say the 49-year-old was found dead in her multimillion dollar New York City apartment by her assistant just after 10:00 A.M. Scott reportedly texted her assistant an hour and a half earlier asking her to come by. Officials say the 6'3" former model used a scarf to hang herself from a doorknob by kneeling. Though she didn't leave a note officials say they do not expect foul play. She was respected in the business because she was living the dream. Not trying to be something she wasn't. She was somebody. Reporter: Jagger and Scott were together for 1 years, longer than either of jagger's previous two marriages but "The New York post" reports Scott told a longtime friend jagger had dumped her, something his reps deny. The rolling stones' front man got the news in Australia where the stones are on tour just hours after tweeting this happy picture on a beach which he later took down. A spokesperson said jagger is completely shocked and devastated by the news. So many others devastated, as well, an outpouring of sadness from celebrities like Bianca jagger Anna wintour and Madonna. Marc Jacobs tweeting "You'll forever be missed." The stones canceled an upcoming tour in Australia. The results of the autopsy will be released later today. A lot of people were hit

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