Mick Jagger's girlfriend found dead

17 March 2014, 16:56 | Updated: 17 March 2014, 16:58

Mick Jagger and L'Wren Scott

47-year-old L'Wren Scott, who has been romantically linked with the Rolling Stones frontman since 2001, was found dead earlier this morning (17 March).

The body of the fashion designer and model was found at her 11th Avenue apartment in Manhattan, after reportedly taking her own life.

A spokesman for Mick Jagger said the singer was "completely shocked and devastated".

The Stones are set to begin an Australian tour on 19 March in Perth. It's not yet known whether the shows will be affected.