The 47 year was suffering from the flu or pneumonia

P Diddy's ex girlfriend and the mother of his children, Kim Porter, has been found dead at her home in LA.

The model and actress has three children with the rap star.

TMZ reports that 47 year old Porter was suffering from either the flu or pneumonia over the last few days.

Authorities are also understood to be looking at a recent trip Kim took to Africa, to determine if she contracted a disease. 

No illegal drugs were found at the home and a post mortem is due to take place.