At this stage, authorities are not treating her passing as suspicious.
The talented star won hearts around the nation when she dedicated an original song –titled Make You Stay – to her late mother, who had committed suicide while she was just a teen.
“Two days before I turned 17 my younger sister and I found her. She committed suicide, so it was pretty tough,” Cook said the judges before showcasing her talent.
“I’ve had a long road to sort of find myself after being lost for a long time. So I sort found myself through strength and music.”