'The Voice' alum Janice Freeman's cause of death revealed

Former Voice contestant Janice Freeman’s cause of death was confirmed more than two weeks after the singer died at age 33.

The Blast reported on Thursday, March 21, that the season 13 alum died from a pulmonary embolism, according to her death certificate. The reality star’s lupus was also listed as a contributing factor.

Freeman died on March 2. The songstress was reportedly at her home in Pasadena, California, when she complained that she could not breathe. Her husband, Dion, called 911 and performed CPR, according to TMZ. She was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Miley Cyrus, who served as Freeman’s coach during her stint on the NBC reality series, paid tribute to her former team member after the news broke. “Thank you @janicefreeman.. for everything,” the Hannah Montana alum, 26, captioned a photo of a rainbow on her Instagram Story. “This represents you perfectly.”

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MIAMI BEACH, FL - DECEMBER 06: Janice Freeman arrives at 2018 Global Gift Gala at Eden Roc Hotel on December 6, 2018 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jason Koerner/Getty Images)
MALIBU, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Janice Freeman arrives at The COTA Awards (Celebration of the Arts) on September 15, 2018 in Malibu, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for COTA)
MALIBU, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Janice Freeman performs at The COTA Awards (Celebration of the Arts) on September 15, 2018 in Malibu, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for COTA)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 06: Singer / TV Personality Janice Freeman attends the 70th Emmy Awards nominees reception for Outstanding Casting Directors at Mr. C Beverly Hills on September 6, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 10: Janice Freeman speaks at the Global Gift Foundation USA Women's Empowerment Luncheon at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar on May 10, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for Yardbird Southern Table & Bar)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 24: Recording artist Janice Freeman attends the Unstoppable Foundation 10th Anniversary Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 24, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Top 11' Episode 1318B -- Pictured: Janice Freeman -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Top 11' Episode 1318B -- Pictured: (l-r) Janice Freeman, Ashland Craft, Miley Cyrus, Brooke Simpson -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Top 11' Episode 1318B -- Pictured: (l-r) Janice Freeman, Miley Cyrus, Ashland Craft, Brooke Simpson -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Top 11' Episode 1318B -- Pictured: (l-r) Ashland Craft, Janice Freeman, Brooke Simpson, Adam Cunningham -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Top 11' Episode 1318A -- Pictured: Janice Freeman -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Top 12' Episode 1317B -- Pictured: (l-r) Brooke Simpson, Miley Cyrus, Janice Freeman, Ashland Craft -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Top 12' Episode 1317B -- Pictured: (l-r) Davon Fleming, Ashland Craft, Janice Freeman, Jon Mero, Adam Cunningham -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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The “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart” singer expressed her grief again on March 4. “I miss you so much it hurts. Everywhere ….. but so did you. So often. So much pain and no one would ever notice because of the smile and joy you constantly radiated,” she wrote via Instagram. “I am trying my best today to celebrate your existence but I can’t help but just deeply mourn over your absence.”

Cyrus continued: “I am no longer your coach , I never was ….. YOU constantly taught me. You’ve been my coach on how to love , on how to persevere , on how to fight for what I want and never let even my own body get in the way. Anything is possible if it’s being done with faith. You are my world . I will never forget you or stop loving you. I am forever yours.”

The Disney Channel alum later broke down while attending a memorial for the late musician on Monday, March 18. Her father, Billy Ray Cyrus, stepped in to perform when she was unable to do so.

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