Old playmateAshley Mattingly– a victim of domestic violence at the hands of Garrison lane, who fought against drug addiction –is dead… TMZ has learned. Ashley’s sister Christy and twin brother Billy tell us that she committed suicide on Wednesday at her home in Austin, Texas, and that she left a suicide note. We were told that Ashley did not respond on Friday after a friend called the Austin Police Department for a welfare check after Ashley went silent. We are told that the police took note as part of their investigation. Ashley’s family tells us that they have lived in Austin for two years and that they are fighting addiction. We are told that she had demons and that she was battling alcohol abuse, but she was trying to get her life back on track. The Texas local shelter order did not help Ashley, his family said, although Ashley recently adopted a 9-month-old Golden Retriever puppy to help him feel lonely. We are told the puppy, Miss Jean, is now with Ashley’s family. As we reported … Ashley, who was Miss March of Playboy in 2011, was charged with DUI in 2016 after allegedly plow his golf cart in 4 cars parked when it was lost. As you know… Ashley was victim of domestic violence. Lane, her ex-boyfriend, was convicted of domestic battery in 2012.
The last time we saw Ashley, in 2015, she seemed in a good mood. Ashley’s parents also tell us that they’re thankful that her friend called the police for the health check… and they hope her story will raise awareness about suicide. Ashley was 33 years old. TEAR