Cassandra Lynn Hensley
Cassandra was found dead floating in a friend's bathtub after a reported drug overdose.Facebook

When news broke that Playboy Playmate Cassandra Lynn Hensley had been found dead in a suspected drug overdose, tributes to the model quickly began flooding in on social media .

Her death came as a shock for friends and fellow playmates who had known the blonde beauty from her humble beginnings as a Utah medical student to Playboy's February 2006 centerfold.

"She was just a nice, outgoing girl who was a little wild," highschool friend Aaron Arrington told MailOnline.

According to TMZ, the 34-year-old was discovered floating in a bathtub at her friend's LA home. Paramedics were unable to revive the model when they arrived at the scene.

Law enforcement was investigating her death as a possible overdose and no foul play is suspected.

Eight facts you should know about Cassandra Lynn Hensley:

  • Hensley was best known for being Miss February 2006.
  • She had been living in northern Virginia but was visiting a friend in Los Angeles at the time of her death.
  • Her nickname was 'Butterfly' owing to the five butterfly tattoos she had on her body.
  • She was 5ft 5in tall.
  • She was active on social media and had more than 7,800 followers on Twitter.
  • The model recently purchased a motorcycle and had been learning how to ride it. She shared a snap of the black Harley Davidson on Facebook
  • Judging by her Twitter posts , she may have been going through a rough patch before her death.
  • The blonde beauty regularly checked her horoscopes and had arranged for her feed to update daily with zodiac forecasts.