Chicago Justice’s Lindsey Pearlman Dead at 43 After Going Missing


Chicago Justice alum Lindsey Pearlman has been discovered lifeless days after being reported lacking. She was 43.

“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 L.A. County Coroner’s Office has since confirmed the individual to be Lindsey Erin Pearlman,” the Los Angeles Police Department introduced by way of a statement on Friday, February 18. “The cause of death will be determined by the coroner.”

The actress’ physique was present in a car close to Runyon Canyon Park in Los Angeles, based on NBC News.

Lindsey Pearlman and husband Vance Smith.
Courtesy of Vance Smith/Instagram

While no additional particulars in regards to the Empire alum’s reason behind dying have been revealed, the LAPD’s assertion famous that her family members reported her lacking earlier this week. She was final seen on Tuesday, February 15, in Los Angeles.

Pearlman is survived by her husband Vance Smith, who confirmed his spouse’s dying by way of a press release on Friday.

“The police found Lindsey. She’s gone. I’m broken,” Smith, 48, wrote by way of Instagram. “I will share more later, but I wanted [to say] thank you to everyone for their love and efforts and ask you to respect the privacy of her family at this time.”

Several of Pearlman’s associates additionally shared their very own tributes to the late actress by way of social media.

“Thank you to everyone who shared Lindsey’s missing person report,” Dynasty’s Elaine Hendrix tweeted on Friday. “I’m deeply saddened & stunned to share that she was found deceased. There’s no further info to share at this time. Pls send her friends & family love. 💔

Pearlman’s former General Hospital colleagues additionally supplied their condolences to her household and honored her legacy.

“Lindsey Pearlman was terrific on @GeneralHospital and we are saddened to hear of this tragedy,” Frank Valentini, the manager producer of the cleaning soap opera, tweeted at the time. “Our hearts go out to her family and friends. #GH”

Actress Lynn Chen, for her half, wrote by way of Twitter: “This is how I will remember Lindsey Pearlman. Effortlessly beautiful and talented. Hilarious. Compassionate. Unapologetic. She lit up every room. She listened intently on stage and off. She so loved animals. I am sorry to her family and all the communities who deeply adored her.”

Pearlman, who graduated from Chicago’s Second City Conservatory, was recognized for her appearing credit on reveals comparable to Empire, Chicago Justice, American Housewife, The Purge, The Ms. Pat Show and Vicious.

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