Matthew MindlerThe untimely death of was considered suicide.
On August 30, two days after the former child actor’s remains were found near his college campus in Pennsylvania, the Lancaster County Coroner’s Office told NBC News he had committed suicide. The exact cause of Mindler’s death is pending toxicology results, officials said.
Mindler was first reported missing by his family on August 25 after failing to attend class or return to his Millersville University dorm after being spotted in security footage the night before. At around 8 p.m. on August 24, the 19-year-old student was seen walking out of his apartment building with a backpack, black pants and a Millersville University sweatshirt.
President of Millersville University Daniel A. Wubah confirmed the news of Miller’s death in a letter to staff and students shared on social media.
Wubah said Miller was found deceased in Manor Township, Pa., Located about five miles from campus.