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Playboy Playmate Dies Of Suspected Overdose

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Playboy Playmate Cassandra Lynn Hensley has died of a suspected overdose at age 34.The former Miss February 2006 was found dead in a bath tub at her friend's home in Los Angeles yesterday, law enforcement sources told TMZ. Hensley's friend called 9-1-1 and reported a possible OD, and performed CPR. Paramedics who responded to the scene weren't able to revive her. Authorities don't suspect any foul play but an autopsy is pending, E! Online reports.

Lynn originally hailed from Price, Utah, and her nickname was "Butterfly" because of all of her butterfly tattoos. The highlight of her career was her Playboy centerfold (her twitter handle is @missfeb06), but recently she spoke to a local Philly mag about life after Playboy: "Yes, there is life after Playboy, I have been a part of many great experiences: travel shows, magazine covers, and of course giving advice to young impressionable girls who think they need to act a certain way for a chance to be a model (classy not slutty)."

Hensley lived in the Playboy mansion, but most recently she was living in Fairfax, Virginia. She was active on social media where she shared photos from her modeling shoots, old and new, along with some hilarious (and NSFW) pictures like this.

She described herself as a "hopeless romantic" in her interview with Playboy in 2006 when she was the centerfold.