Former Miss North Dakota USA Samantha Edwards Found Dead in Minnesota
2003's Miss North Dakota USA, Fargo's Samantha Edwards, was found dead in Minnesota on Tuesday, June 14th. She was 36 years old.
According to KARE11.com, Edwards was found non-responsive in her home by a friend. There was nothing found at the scene that would indicate it was anything other than a natural death, though an autopsy is being performed.
A GoFundMe page has been set up by a former Miss MInnesota to help cover the costs of Edwards' funeral. You can make a donation HERE.
A tribute to Edwards was posted on Facebook by Pageant Update - Miss USA Coverage late Tuesday:
AVIV 613 Vodka also posted a tribute to Edwards on their Facebook page:
Miss North Dakota USA has yet to release a statement.