Autopsy: George Foreman's daughter died by suicide in TexasFILE - In this June 16, 2000, file photo, Freeda Foreman works out in a gym in Las Vegas. The 42-year-old daughter of former heavyweight champion George Foreman died at a Houston-area home. The Harris County sheriff's office said deputies were called Friday, March 8, 2019, to the home where EMS had determined Freeda George Foreman was dead. (AP Photo/Laura Rauch, File)
HUMBLE, Texas (AP) -- A Texas medical examiner confirms that Freeda George Foreman, the daughter of former heavyweight champion George Foreman, died by suicide.
Emergency crews found the 42-year-old woman while responding to a suburban Houston home on Friday. The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences listed her official cause of death on its website Tuesday.
George Foreman tweeted Sunday night: ''First Sunday in 42 years without my Freeda. She's With her maker now.''
She followed in her father's footsteps and spent a brief time as a boxer. Her father says when she told him she wanted to box, he told her to get a degree first, and she did.
Freeda Foreman was 5-1 in her boxing career, which spanned 17 months from 2000 to 2001.