Let's Active star Faye Hunter has died in an apparent suicide. She was 59.

The bassist's body was found near Winston-Salem, North Carolina on Saturday (20Jul13). No further details surrounding her death have been released.

Her former bandmate Mitch Easter posted a photo of Hunter on Facebook.com, along with the caption, "Today's news has broken our hearts. Faye Hunter, you will be missed and loved forever."

Hunter was one of the founding members of the musical trio, which got together in 1981. She appeared on two records in 1983 and 1984 before leaving the group, which disbanded in 1990.

The musician reportedly suffered depression in recent years and was the primary carer for her elderly mother.