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Cameron Boyce’s death aged 20 was ‘sudden’ and ‘unexpected’, coroner says

Cameron Boyce’s death was ‘sudden’ and ‘unexpectd’ (Picture: Shutterstock)

Cameron Boyce’s death was ‘sudden’ and ‘unexpected’, according to the final coroner’s report.

The Disney star – who died in his sleep aged 20 on July 6 – had a ‘sudden unexpected death in epilepsy,’ the Los Angeles Country Medical Examiner-Coroner revealed on Tuesday.

The official findings are consistent with the autopsy, which was ordered days after Cameron’s passing.

The Descendants’ actor’s family said after the report: ‘Cameron’s tragic passing was due to a seizure as a result of an ongoing medical condition, and that condition was epilepsy.’

The Boyce family spokesperson previously said that panning a funeral for the young actor was ‘agonising’.

They said: ‘We are still trying to navigate our way through this extremely heart-wrenching time, and continue to ask for privacy so that the family, and all who knew and loved him can grieve his loss and make arrangements for his funeral – which in and of itself, is agonising.’

He died in his sleep aged 20 on July 6 (Picture: Disney)

Earlier this month, Cameron’s father Victor broke his silence on the tragedy, tweeting: ‘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.’

A host of stars have paid tribute to Cameron, who also starred in the Disney series Jessie and the Adam Sandler movie Grown Ups.

The cast of Jessie, including co-star Debby Ryan, shared their devastation at the actor’s passing, and even Michelle Obama posted her own tribute to Cameron.

Boyce will star in the third Descendants TV movie posthumously, with the project due to air on the Disney Channel on 2 August, while he also filmed for the pilot Mrs Fletcher alongside Kathryn Hahn.

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