Lindsey Pearlman’s husband, Vance Smith, ‘distressed’ after his wife’s body was found
Lindsey Pearlman, an actress who appeared on General Hospital, Chicago Justice, The Ms Pat Show and Vicious, was found dead at the age of 43.
Five days after she went missing, her body was found in LA.
In a statement, the LAPD said that officers in the Hollywood Precinct responded to a radio call at Franklin Avenue and Northern Sierra Bonita Avenue about the death investigation at 8:30 a.m. Friday.
“The LA County Coroner’s Office has since confirmed the person is Lindsey Erin Pearlman. The cause of death will be determined by the coroner,” the statement read.
Her husband Vance Smith, posted on Instagram : “The police found Lindsey. She’s gone. I’m devastated.
“I’ll share more later, but I wanted to thank everyone for their love and efforts and ask that you respect her family’s privacy at this time.”
Michael Chiaverini, the star’s agent, said in a statement: “We are deeply saddened by the passing of Lindsey Pearlman today.
“The family has asked for privacy during this difficult time while they process and grieve.”
He said donations could be made in her honor to the Santé D’Or Foundation, an animal adoption and rescue charity.
Her cousin, Savannah Pearlman, paid tribute to her on twitter.
She posted: “I am deeply saddened to announce that they have found Lindsey, and it is too late.”
“Lindsey is a fierce animal advocate and a talented actress.”
Fans flooded twitter with messages after the star’s death was announced.
One wrote: “Losing Lindsey Pearlman very sad because she was such a good woman and an animal rights campaigner.”
Another said: “Sadly, RIP Lindsey Pearlman, my thoughts go out to her family.”
Elaine Hendrix, who played Meredith Blake in The Parent Trap, paid tribute to her friend on twitter.
She posted: “Thank you to everyone who shared Lindsey’s missing person report. I am deeply saddened and stunned to share that she has been found deceased.
“There is no further information to share at this time. Sending love to her friends and family.”
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