Epilepsy was the cause of the & # 39; sudden, unexpected & # 39; death of Disney actor Cameron Boyce at the age of 20, reveals autopsy
The official cause of death for actor Cameron Boyce, who was found dead in his home in Los Angeles on July 6, has been revealed.
The office of the Los Angeles County medical investigator coroner confirmed on Tuesday that Boyce died of & # 39; sudden unexpected death in epilepsy & # 39 ;.
The coroner's office said in a statement People: & # 39; On July 8, an autopsy was performed and the cause and manner of death were postponed. After additional testing, it was determined that the cause of death was sudden unexpected death in epilepsy. & # 39;
Official cause: Cameron Boyce, shown in April in Inglewood, California, suddenly died of an unexpected attack, according to a statement Tuesday by the Coroner in Los Angeles County
Boyce & # 39; s way of death became like & # 39; of course & # 39; certified.
The coroner's report further said that the actor developed non-traumatic epilepsy about three years ago and previously & # 39; several major attacks & # 39; had usually occurred months in succession, according to TMZ.
The actor had no other drugs or alcohol in his system than his epilepsy medication Keppra.
Boyce was found dead in his home in the North Hollywood area after the fatal attack in his sleep.
Fan favorite: The actor, shown in Los Angeles in June, was found dead on July 6 in his home in Los Angeles
The death of the actor drew a lot of homage on social media from co-stars with whom he collaborated on TV and film projects.
Boyce was one of the featured dancers in the Disney Channel series Shake It Up with Zendaya (22) and Bella Thorne (21).
& # 39; Absolutely heartbreaking, my heart goes out to his friends and family, & # 39; Zendaya published on social media.
Disney star: Cameron is shown with Kevin Chamberlin in a 2011 from the Disney Channel series Jessie
His Grown Ups co-star Salma Hayek, 52, who played his mother in the 2010 film and the sequel three years later, also shared her grief about his death.
She wrote on Instagram: & # 39; I had the privilege of playing Cameron's mother in #grownups 1 and 2 and we've kept in touch over the years.
& # 39; He was lively, talented, kind, generous, funny and a bright light. His joy will live in our hearts forever while he continues to dance and shine elsewhere. My heart goes to his nice family. (Sic) & # 39;
Adam Sandler, 52, who produced and played in the two comedy films, also paid tribute to the deceased actor.
Tribute: Adam Sandler joined Hollywood stars who honored Cameron on social media after his sudden death
He said: & # 39; Too young. Too sweet. Too funny. Simply the nicest, most talented and most decent boy there is. Loved that child. He cared so much about his family. Cared so much about the world. Thank you, Cameron, for everything you have given us.
& # 39; There was so much more on the way. All our hearts are broken. "Thinking of your wonderful family and expressing our deepest condolences," he added.
Boyce & # 39; s family has begun the Cameron Boyce Foundation to honor his legacy with his mission to offer & # 39; young artistic and creative outlets as alternatives to violence and negativity and using resources and philanthropy for positive change in the world & # 39 ;.
Hollywood star: Cameron is shown with Adam in a still from the comic sequel 2013 Grown Ups 2
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