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Former Child Star Matthew Mindler Found Dead

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Former Child Star Matthew Mindler Found Dead

Former child actor Matthew Mindler has been found dead at the age of 19, three days after he was reported as missing.

The late actor is known for playing along side Paul Rudd as the young son of Coogan and Emily Mortimer in the 2011 film Our Idiot Brother.

Matthew Mindler in 2011. Credit: PA
Matthew Mindler in 2011. Credit: PA

Matthew was a college freshman at Millersville University, US and they revealed the devastating news to the student body on Saturday (28 Aug).

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The statement signed off by the University President read: "It is with a grieving heart that I let you know of the death of 19-year-old Matthew Mindler from Hellertown, Pennsylvania, a first-year student at Millersville University.

"A search had been underway for Matthew since Thursday, after he was reported missing.

"Millersville University Police and law enforcement agencies from the area has been searching for him since that time.

"Matthew was found deceased this morning, Saturday, August 28, in Manor Township near campus.

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"Matthew was transported to the Lancaster County Forensic Center by the coroner for further investigation."

The statement was also shared on Twitter and users were sad to find out the news of his passing.

One user wrote: "So very sad....was praying for his safe return.... Prayers for the family."

A second user added: "So, so sad. My heartfelt condolences go out to Matthew's family."

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Whilst a third wrote: "So very sorry to hear of his passing. Prayers to the family."


According to The University's Twitter page: "Matt was last seen walking from his residence hall, West Villages toward the Centennial Dr. parking lot area at 8:11 p.m. Tuesday night.

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"He was wearing a white Millersville University hooded sweatshirt with black stripes on the arm."

Matthew's last role was in 2016 where he appeared in TV movie Chad: An American Boy.

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Topics: TV and Film, Actor, US News, Paul Rudd

Anish Vij
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