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“Our Idiot Brother” actor Matthew Mindler committed suicide, a Pennsylvania coroner’s office has reported.

Mindler, a freshman at Millersville University in Lancaster County, was found dead near his campus on Saturday. School officials said the 19-year-old was discovered in a wooded area in Manor Township after a search by a team of 40 people.

The cause of death is still pending, but the manner was ruled as suicide, Eric Bieber of the Lancaster County Coroner’s Office said.

Mindler was reported missing days before his death. The university said in a online statement Saturday that he had taken classes earlier in the week before his disappearance. Video footage from inside a residence showed Mindler leaving his dorm in West Villages around 8 p.m. on August 24. School officials said he walked to a parking lot and did not return to campus.

“Our thoughts of comfort and peace are with his friends and family during this difficult time,” said Daniel A. Wubah, president of Millersville University, in the statement.

His family has not publicly commented on the death.

Mindler of Hellertown, Pa., Starred in the 2011 film “Our Idiot Brother” starring Paul Rudd, Zooey Deschanel and Elizabeth Banks. His other acting credits include “Chad: An American Boy”, “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” and “As the World Turns”.

If you or someone you know is in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255, text HOME at 741741, or visit SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources for additional resources.




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