On Monday, the Los Angeles police announced that the agency would be in charge of investigating the death of son of famous actress Marie Osmond, Michael Blosil.
On Friday night (Feb. 26), police was reported about a jump from a downtown Los Angeles apartment building. The identity of the victim was not clarified until Saturday when police found that the victim was the 18-year-old son of famous actress Marie Osmond. The death appeared a suicide.
According to friends and neighbors of Michael Blosil, Blosil was in deep depression when he decided to kill himself by jumping from an apartment building in Los Angeles.
In a statement through her publicist on Sunday Feb. 28, Marie Osmond said that the death was such a tragic loss and shocked her family and relatives. She hoped that their privacy would be respected during this difficult time.
Blosil was a student at The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, the school on the LA season of "Project Runway" and on "The Hills." He had reportedly battled severe depression for most of his life and had been in rehabilitation at the age of 16.
Michael Blosil is the adopted son of Marie and her ex-husband Brian Blosil.
Marie Osmond got married twice in her life but both marriages ended in divorce. She had one child Stephen James Craig with her first husband, basketball player Stephen Craig. They split up in the mid 1980s. In 1986, Marie Osmond came to live with Brian Blosil and they had two children Rachael Lauren and Matthew Richard. They also adopted five children: Jessica Marie (b. 1987), Michael Brian (1991-2010), Brandon Warren (b. 1997), Brianna Patricia (b. 1998), and Abigail Michelle (b. 2002).
Olive Marie Osmond is an American actress, singer, doll designer, and a member of the show business family, The Osmonds. Though she never joined in any singing group, she was a successful country music artist in the 1970s and 1980s. "Paper Roses" is her best known song in her solo career.
Marie Osmond herself also struggled with severe postpartum depression in 1999.