Everybody Loves Raymond star Sawyer Sweeten committed suicide on Thursday. He was just 19.
According to multiple reports, Sweeten shot himself dead on Thursday morning while visiting his family in Texas. His elder sister Madilyn Sweeten confirmed the news, writing on Facebook on Friday afternoon, ‘At this time I would like to encourage everyone to reach out to the ones you love. Let them have no doubt of what they mean to you.’
Sawyer, along with his twin brother Sullivan and Madilyn, starred in Everybody Loves Raymond from 1996 to the show’s finale in 2005. He ended his life just a few weeks to his 20th birthday.
According to TMZ, his family is absolutely shocked by his death, as he never showed any signs of depression and was ‘a very positive person.’