NC Police Thought Fantasia Overdose a Suicide Try

Fantasia (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Fantasia (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

By Emery P. Dalesio

RALEIGH, N.C. – Police say they believed they were responding to a suicide attempt after ‘American Idol‘ winner Fantasia overdosed on a bottle of asprin at her Charlotte, N.C., home.

A police report released Wednesday says Charlotte-Mecklenburg officers believed Fantasia may have suffered internal injuries Monday night from an overdose. The report didn’t indicate why they thought that.

On a recording released by police of the 911 call, a man tells a dispatcher the victim took the aspirin.

The singer’s manager, Brian Dickens, said Wednesday the overdose was not a suicide attempt but didn’t elaborate. Dickens said Fantasia was still hospitalized Wednesday but was stable.

The overdose came days after a woman accused Fantasia in court documents of having an affair with her husband.

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