Jackson Odell Laid To Rest In Private Family Funeral After Shock Death Last Week


Jackson Odell was laid to rest in a private family service yesterday.

The Goldbergs star’s closest family and friends gathered to pay tribute to him, after he was found dead aged 20 last Friday at his home in Tarzana, California.

Splash News Jackson Odell was laid to rest yesterday

Jackson’s cause of death is still pending an autopsy.

Ed Winter, assistant chief coroner at the LA County Coroner’s Office, recently said: “There was no paraphernalia or legal drugs found on the scene. He was found unresponsive.”

Following his passing, Jackson’s family released a statement via his Twitter account.

They said: “The Odell family has lost our beloved son and brother, Jackson Odell, on Friday. He will always be a shining light and a brilliant, loving and talented soul. He had so much more to share. Our family will always carry that truth forward.

“Our wish is that the rest of the world who knew and loved him does as well. We are now going to try to make sense of our immeasurable loss privately. We will not be making anymore statements.”

Getty Images – Getty The actor, who was 20, was found dead last Friday

While it’s not known how Jackson died, US comedian Josh Wolf, whose son Jacob was best friends with the late star, has told how the actor was “not a sad kid”, and “loved his life”.

He said: “It is important people know this was not a sad kid.

“This is a young man who lost his life and the truth of the matter is that he was so ready to live, so it was a complete shock to all of us to find out he had passed.

“There was no part of Jackson that was suicidal and Jackson should not be lumped in with anyone that is suicidal, or that was looking for a way out.

What was Jackson Odell’s cause of death, how old was the The Goldbergs and iCarly star and what’s his family said?

Getty – Contributor Jackson was known for playing Ari Caldwell in sitcom The Goldbergs

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