Death of actress Lindsey Pearlman ruled a suicide, coroner says

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
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The body of actress Lindsey Pearlman was found in a car in Los Angeles in February and her death has now been ruled a suicide.

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Actress Lindsey Pearlman's death has officially been ruled a suicide caused by sodium nitrite toxicity.

The 43-year-old was found dead inside a vehicle near Runyon Canyon in February, after family members reported her missing.

Pearlman's television credits include "General Hospital," "Empire," "American Housewife" and "Sneaky Pete."

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If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts or mental health matters, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 (or 988 beginning July 16, 2022) to connect with a trained counselor or visit the NSPL site.