LOS ANGLEES — Police said they found missing actress Lindsey Pearlman dead Friday morning, one day after officials reached out to the public for help finding the 43-year-old.
Authorities said Pearlman was last seen around noon on Feb. 13 in the 1600 block of North Mariposa Avenue.
On Friday morning, officers found Pearlman dead about 3.5 miles from the area where she was last seen, according to an update posted online by police.
“Today around 8:30 a.m., Hollywood area officers responded to a radio call for a death investigation at Franklin Avenue and North Sierra Bonita Avenue,” the update read. “The L.A. County Coroner’s Office has since confirmed the individual to be Lindsey Erin Pearlman.”
Police said a coroner will determine Pearlman’s cause of death.
In an Instagram post, Pearlman’s husband, Vance Smith, confirmed his wife’s death, Variety reported. He thanked people “for their love and efforts” and asked for privacy.
“She’s gone,” he wrote. “I’m broken.”
Pearlman appeared on TV shows including “General Hospital,” “Chicago Justice,” “American Housewife” and “Selena: The Series,” according to E! News. On her website, Pearlman was described as “an activist for animals and humans” who recently moved from Chicago to Los Angeles.
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