On Tuesday, the news broke that the prominent figure from the Netflix documentary, Audrie and Daisy, Daisy Coleman, had died aged only twenty-three.
Ever since the devastating confirmation, tributes for the young woman have been flooding in and, now, her cause of death has been confirmed.
Daisy Coleman was only twenty-three-years-old.
Her documentary took a stark look at multiple rape cases...And it challenged how America addresses rape as a subject more broadly, too.
Daisy was just fourteen-years-old when she was allegedly raped.She was plied with alcohol at a Missouri house party and assaulted by a number of boys.
However, no one was ever charged with the crime.
Her rape made national headlines...
However, despite this backlash...
She went on to attend Missouri Valley College...
So, of course, people were heartbroken to hear the news of her untimely death.
Tributes have since been pouring in for the star.
Rest In Peace, Daisy Coleman. Heart broken for her family, friends, & the many survivors helped through her continu… https://t.co/OIYmTnWGgi— Laura Zak (@Laura Zak)1596639572.0
we are devastated to hear the news of daisy coleman’s passing. her strength and integrity will forever be an inspir… https://t.co/OFi3ouaN3c— from survivors, for survivors (@from survivors, for survivors)1596608543.0
Daisy Coleman, a high-school sexual assault survivor whose story was shared in the film @AudrieandDaisy, died by su… https://t.co/j5eSo6my8u— Laura Barcella (@Laura Barcella)1596630824.0
Absolutely devastated to hear of the loss of Daisy Coleman this morning.. Daisy was one of the first survivors I re… https://t.co/J3aBmHxMOj— emily j (@emily j)1596627939.0
Daisy Coleman from the Audrie&Daisy documentary has passed away ☹️ she was brave and she was a survivor. Rest in paradise strong girl 😟— mom (@mom)1596625435.0
My heart is broken. RIP Daisy Coleman. I’m at a loss for words.— Melanie𖤐 (@Melanie𖤐)1596635075.0
TMZ is the only outlet reporting this for now ... Absolutely horrific. Sexual violence against women leaves so many… https://t.co/unjo5AHoKm— Meg Pi 🍷 (@Meg Pi 🍷)1596643418.0
@laurabarcella @AudrieandDaisy @daisy_coleman This is incredibly sad. I remember reading her story and being so inf… https://t.co/XXFdBgR98f— H (@H)1596641505.0