L’wren Scott, 49, was found dead in her New York apartment Monday at about 10 a.m.

L'wren Scott, 49. Media credit to Zimbio.com

L’wren Scott, 49. Media credit to Zimbio.com

Her assistant found Scott, the long-time girlfriend of rockstar Mick Jagger, with a scarf tied around her neck hanging off a doorknob. The model-turned-designer had canceled her London Fashion Week show in February, but it appears those close to her had not suspected that Scott was suicidal.

Police have not found a note, but do not suspect foul play.

A spokeperson for Jagger said that the Rolling Stone’s frontman is “completely shocked and devastated.”

Scott began her career as a designer in 2006 with her “Little Black Dress” collection, and garnered attention when Madonna made her “Headmistress” dress famous. Prior to designing, she had modeled and worked as a stylist for many stars, including Mick Jagger, for the documentary Shine a Light. The couple had been dating since 2001.

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Ellie Williams is one of Blast’s Music Editors and is a journalism major at Northeastern University.

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