Cause of Death Revealed for Young Disney Star Cameron Boyce, Passed in His Sleep

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July 31, 2019Jul 31, 2019

Earlier this month, Disney channel fans were devastated to learn of the passing of a beloved star. Cameron Boyce, a 20-year-old actor, passed away. 

The news was confirmed on Sunday, July 7th by his family. The actor who was known for his role on the popular TV series "Jessie," was found dead in his sleep. The family said that his death was due to a medical incident. 

Now, the tragic details of Boyce's death have been confirmed. According to the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner's office, the young actor died of "sudden unexpected death in epilepsy."

The office said, "On July 8, an autopsy was performed, and the cause and manner of death were deferred. After additional testing, the cause of death was determined to be sudden unexpected death in epilepsy."

According to the Daily Mail, the coroner's office revealed that the young actor had developed non-traumatic epilepsy around three years prior to his death. He had previously suffered from major seizures. 

At the time of his death, Boyce had no drugs or alcohol in his system other than his prescribed epilepsy medication, Keppra. 

Following the sudden, tragic death, Cameron's father spoke out. 

He wrote, "I'm overwhelmed with the love and support our family has received. It really does help to ease the pain of this nightmare I can't wake up from. I can't thank you guys enough."

Please keep Cameron's family in your prayers during this sad time. Share them here.

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