Dakota Skye, the 27-year-old adult film star, was found dead at her Los Angeles home, Complex is reporting.
According to the outlet, the pornstar whose real name was Lauren Scott and who also went by the alias “Kota Sky,” was found by her unnamed husband. And her aunt, Linda Arden, has claimed that Skye came from a long line of a family with history of addiction.
“She died almost exactly two years after her mother, my baby sister’s, death which was caused by addiction and alcoholism,” Linda Arden said in an interview with The Sun. “…”Lauren was a product of a highly dysfunctional family involving drugs, alcohol, physical, emotional, verbal and sexual abuse.”
Speaking with Fox News, a Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s Office official said that her June 9th death is being investigated and that she was listed as “homeless” during the time of her death.
Skye’s death comes weeks after she reportedly posed for a topless photo in front of a George Floyd mural, which Instagram users saw as disrespectful. The photo had since been removed and she explained that she was “celebrating BAD cops being checked with abusing there authority against human beings.”
Skye reportedly started her career in 2013 and appeared in over 300 films. She won Best New Starlet in 2015 at the AVN Awards.