Kalie Shorr’s Sister Dies of Heroin Overdose

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The country singer Kalie Shorr, known for her song “Fight Like a Girl” tweeted and posted on Instagram over the weekend that her sister Ashley Coffman died from a heroin overdose. Coffman was 37 years old.

Shorr’s posts stated that it is extremely hard when somebody you love has a drug addiction. They surrender themselves to drugs.

She also said that she would forever grateful to be able to have one final conversation with her sister.

The singer told everybody that on the last day she spoke with her sister, she told her sister that she loved her. The final words her sister to her was telling her that she was so proud. Shorr also said she will always remember that final conversation and all of the love.

Hundreds of people replied to Shorr with stories about losses they suffered and sympathy. She said that her fans helped her. On Jan. 6, 2019, she tweeted that even though she is grieving, hearing from all her fans helps her and she does not feel that she is going through it alone.

According to Shorr, her sister was addicted to drugs for over 10 years. Coffman had two children; a four-year-old and a nine-year-old.

Besides “Fight Like A Girl,” Shorr is part of the all-female group The Song Suffragettes, who released multiple albums in the past three years. Their most recent album was called “Awake.”

In 2017, Shorr was dubbed a Taste of Country Riser. She also went on to make a debut in 2018 at the Grand Ole Opry.

Written By Barbara Sobel
Edited by Cathy Milne-Ware

Sources:

Fox News: Country singer Kalie Shorr reveals her sister died of heroin overdose
Taste of Country: KALIE SHORR’S SISTER DIES FOLLOWING BATTLE WITH ADDICTION
Sounds Like Nashville: KALIE SHORR’S SISTER DIES OF DRUG OVERDOSE

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