Matthew Mindler, a child star known for his role in “Our Idiot Brother,” was found dead on Saturday. He was 19 years old.
News of his death comes days after his disappearance in Pennsylvania. Millersville University President Daniel A. Wubah confirmed Mindler’s death in a declaration released on Saturday.
“It is with a sorrowful heart that I inform you of the passing of Matthew Mindler, 19, of Hellertown, Pa., A freshman at Millersville University. Our thoughts of comfort and peace are with his friends and family during this difficult time, ”said Wubah. “A search had been underway for Matthew since Thursday, after he was reported missing. “
“Millersville University police and area law enforcement have been looking for him ever since. Matthew was found dead this morning, Saturday, August 28, in Manor Township near campus, ”the statement added. “Matthew was transported to Lancaster County Forensic Center by the coroner for further investigation. “
No cause of death has yet been communicated.
A school press release said Mindler had been missing since Tuesday evening and was reported missing to university police “after he did not return to his room or answer calls. phone calls from his family ”.
The student was last seen walking out of his residence at around 8:11 p.m. local time on Tuesday evening.
Mindler’s first acting credit was in a 2009 episode of “As the World Turns”. He also played a role in “Mourning”, appeared in “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”, “Chad: An American Boy” and the short film “Frequency”. He played Emily Mortimer and the son of Steve Coogan in the 2011 comedy-drama “Our Idiot Brother”. His last acting credit dates back to 2016.
This article originally appeared on ET Online, titled: Matthew Mindler, ‘Our Idiot Brother’ Actor, Died Aged 19 After Going Missing From College Campus