Child Actor Who Went Missing Found Dead

“Our Idiot Brother” Former Child Actor Matthew Mindler Was Found Dead

The former child actor died at the age of 19 after he was reported missing late Wednesday.
Matthew Mindler disappeared earlier this week. He was last seen leaving his residence hall at Millersville University around 8:11 PM local time on Tuesday.
Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.
He was seen through a CCTV camera, wearing a white Millersville University hooded sweatshirt with black stripes on the arm, a black backpack, jeans and white sneakers.

The University President Daniel A. Wubah wrote in a letter posted on social media the confirmation the actor was gone. “Dear Campus Community, It is with a grieving heart that I let you know of the death of 19-year-old Matthew Mindler from Hellertown, Pennsylvania, a first-year student at Millersville University.”

“Our thoughts of comfort and peace are with his friends and family during this difficult time.” It was also stated that the search had been underway for him since Thursday after he was reported missing.

“Millersville University Police and law enforcement agencies from the area had been searching for him since that time. Matthew was found deceased this morning, Saturday, August 28 in Manor Township near campus.”

The letter also said that Matthew was now transported to the Lancaster County Forensic Center by the coroner for further investigation. There was no cause of death released nor whether foul play is suspected.

Police likewise says that Matthew went to classes Monday and Tuesday however hadn’t returned on Wednesday.
Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.

Matthew’s credits incorporate an episode of “As the World Turns” and “Frequency.” He also appeared in the 2016 TV movie, “Chad: An American Boy,” and the 2011 parody dramatization “Our Idiot Brother.”

Reactions to "Our Idiot Brother" Former Child Actor Matthew Mindler Was Found Dead

I met Matthew Mindler on the set of "Our Idiot Brother." (I was Christian Smith in that film.) We didn't have any scenes together, but we talked on-set. He was a sweet child and a gifted actor. Just gutted to hear about his death. 19 was WAY too young. 💔💔💔

Today I mourn the loss of Matthew Mindler who died today after disappearing from @millersvilleu earlier this week. RIP Matt!! 🙏

Honestly, the only thing I know about this young man is that he is the son of two parents. My condolences for your irreparable loss. May he RIP 🙏🏼

Pray for his friends and family.

Rest in peace, young man, may your spirit find some solace before it returns to us.

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