August 17, 2022
LOS ANGELES – Lindsey Pearlman, an actress who was found dead in the Hollywood Hills in February, died by suicide, the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner announced Tuesday.
Pearlman’s family had been looking for her for five days when she was found dead Feb. 18, 2022, near the intersection of Franklin and North Sierra Bonita avenues.
The 43-year-old actress was killed by sodium nitrite toxicity, the coroner revealed in Tuesday’s announcement, KTLA reported.
Pearlman acted on television shows such as “General Hospital,” “Chicago Justice,” and “Empire.”
Law Officer report, February 19, 2022
LOS ANGELES – A TV actress who went missing in Los Angeles days ago was found dead on Friday morning, Los Angeles Police Department confirmed, according to reports.
The family of Lindsey Pearlman had been looking for her since Feb. 13 when she failed to return home and had not been heard from since. She was found dead about 8:30 a.m. in Los Angeles. The actress was 43, the New York Post reported.
LAPD issued a missing persons bulletin after Pearlman who could not be located earlier in the week.
LAPD said in a statement that Pearlman’s body was located after officers responded to a call Friday about 8:30 a.m. regarding a death investigation at Franklin Avenue and North Sierra Bonita Avenue, which is just south of Runyon Canyon Park, a popular hiking spot.
The L.A. County Coroner’s Office has since confirmed the individual to be Pearlman and her cause of death will be determined once the autopsy is complete.
According to Fox News, Pearlman’s husband also confirmed her death on Instagram, writing: “The police found Lindsey. She’s gone. I’m broken.”
A cousin of the actress, Savannah Pearlman, expressed her sorrow on Twitter.
“I’m deeply sad to report that they have found Lindsey, and it was too late,” she wrote.
UPDATE: I'm deeply sad to report that they have found Lindsey, and it was too late. I have no other information about the location or circumstance.
Lindsey was a fierce animal advocate and a talented actress. Please consider a donation to @SanteDOr in her honor.
— Savannah Pearlman (@Savannah__P) February 18, 2022
Pearlman’s TV credits include a recurring role on ABC’s “General Hospital” and “Chicago Justice.” She also starred in the BET+ title “The Ms. Pat Show” and on the Urbanflix series “Vicious.”