The Voice Contestant Janice Freeman Dies Unexpectedly at the Age of 33

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Janice Freeman, a popular former contestant on NBC's "The Voice", died Saturday at age 33.

The singer was at home with her husband Dion in Pasadena, Calif., when she reportedly todl him she had trouble breathing. He performed CPR until the paramedics arrived, then Freeman was rushed to the hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

No stranger to serious health complications, Freeman had previously been vocal about her battle with lupus which is an autoimmune disease that attacks the body's tissue causing fatigue, chest pains and swollen joints.

"We are heartbroken to report that Janice Marie Freeman passed away on March 2, 2019 from an extreme case of pneumonia and a blood clot that traveled to her heart", the statement read.

During Freeman's blind audition, two judges - Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Hudson - turned their chairs for the contestant's soulful rendition of Imagine Dragons' "Radioactive". During her time on the show, Mrs. Freeman advanced to the 11th spot. She was 33 years old and her death was confirmed by her family.

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Freeman is survived by her husband Dion and her daughter Hannah. "Do you understand? What she don't know is, I've been praying for her".

Despite the fact, her time on The Voice eventually came to an end, Freeman and Miley Cyrus continued their friendship. "This represents you perfectly", Cyrus, 26, wrote.

Freeman was a favorite on "The Voice" despite being voted off.

Her family says she was at home when she started saying she couldn't breathe.

"@janicefreeman the voice of hers we got to hear and the bit of life we got to watch her live was a blessing and inspiration to us all!"