Osmond son commits suicide by jumping from building

February 27, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
The teenage son of singer Marie Osmond killed himself by jumping from a building in downtown Los Angeles, celebrity news television program "Entertainment Tonight" reported on Saturday."ET" said Michael Blosil, 18, leapt from his apartment around 9 p.m. (0500 GMT) Friday after leaving a note saying he intended to kill himself due to a long battle with depression that made him feel as if he had no friends.

The report on ET's website quotes Marie Osmond as saying, "My family and I are devastated and in deep shock by the tragic loss of our dear Michael and ask that everyone respect our privacy during this difficult time."