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Andrew Koenig's Body Found

Andrew Koenig's Body Found

Former Growing Pains actor Andrew Koenig‘s body was found dead on Thursday (February 25) in Vancouver’s Stanley Park.

The 41-year-old had been missing for over a week and family and friends began to search for Andrew. On Thursday morning, Andrew‘s parents and 10 friends split into two groups and after about two hours, one group had found the body.

Andrew‘s dad, Walter Koenig said, “My son took his own life.” He also spoke out to others, saying, “If you can learn anything from this, it’s that there are people out there who really care, and you may not think so, and ultimately it may not be enough, but … before you make that final decision, check it out again, talk to somebody.”

RIP Andrew.

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  • Shurly

    I was afraid that would happen. RIP Andrew. So sad for the parents…

  • amanda

    WHAAAAAT?! no :( RIP Andrew.

  • anne

    my deepest sympathy to Walter Koenig and family.

  • sarah

    I don’t know who he is, but it’s always said when a life is cut short. R.I.P. and my condolences to the family.

  • Bree

    Awww I’m not even sure who that is but that’s so sad! R.I.P. Andrew

  • F

    POOR GUY :(
    I FEEL SORRY FOR HIM BUT I FEEL SORRIER FOR HIS FAMILY

    R.I.P., YOUNG MAN

  • Halli

    Sad

  • Liz

    so sad… : (

  • Sadness

    Very sad. I grew up watching him in “Growing Pains”. Loved that show. I pray he rests in peace. Very sad ending to a sensitive soul.

  • Meghan

    I loved watching Andrew and Kirk’s Cameron’s friendship on Growing Pains. Andrew seemed like such a happy guy. It is so sad to find out he died and to know the cause. I pray he rest in peace and my thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones. This is just so heartbreaking.

    R.I.P Andrew

  • ASHI JIJI

    R.I.P. ANDREW

  • I n F a m o u s l y C o o l

    …i’m not an emotional guy when it comes to complete strangers.. but i was hoping they would find him and he’d be ok. i like the way his family and friends handled the situation with class and didn’t whoree themselves for attention.

  • sweetie

    How sad. :-( My heart goes out to his family and friends.

  • http://seriouslytoo.com happy girl

    too young to die. rip andrew. and may you be resting peacefully young man. so sad. thanks for sharing your talent with us in “growing pains”. you are in heaven now.

  • Anon

    My sympathy to Andrew’s family and friends, you are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Each year around the world, over 1 million people take their own lives. It IS a public health crisis.
    http://www.militaryonesource.com/MOS/FindInformation/Category/Topic/Issue.aspx?IssueID=152&TopicID=504&MaterialTypeGroupIDOpened=-1

  • to 16

    good god! what planet are you living on?

  • Rosie

    My deepest condolences to all his family and friends.

    I was hoping against hope that they would find him, but alas no. :(

    RIP, Andrew and I certainly hope that you have now found the peace you were searching for.

  • m

    His body found dead? Um what is wrong with that sentence….

    Condolences to his family.

  • Simon

    Depression is a terrible thing :’ [

    Rest In Peace.

  • Shawna

    It is very sad but you need to rewrite it – his body was found dead?? No – either HE was found dead or his body was found (and most people are smart enough to realize what that means)

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    So sad

  • Annabelle

    This is just horrible. I am so sorry to hear this.
    I know the pain of loosing a child . My son took his life too. The pain is unbearable.

  • Elaine

    Such sad news…I liked his character “Boner” on Growing Pains…
    May your soul rest in peace Andrew Koenig…

  • natt

    Suicide makes you look weak, that’s what Islam forbid it. Just suck it up for God’s sake and move forward! DIE OLD! Not through suicidal!!

  • natt

    what to why! typo!

  • mw

    Ask my grandma, she is 105

  • Marieme

    Agree Simon #20. Knowing his history and struggle this was expected but heartbreaking all the same. At the same time I have to ask what the hell is up with the Vancouver police? It never occured to them to search this park? His friends had to go out and search on their own? Tragic!

  • black

    This just goes to show you that pilice these days is worth nothing——————–his friends found him after a two hours search…..

  • Beatrice

    This is tragic. R.I.P. Andrew

  • The Comedian

    Oh that’s terrible
    I thought he was just fed up with Hollywood and all its bullshit and decided to settle himself elsewhere and start a new life
    So sad
    All my thoughts to his familly and friends…
    May he be happier where he is now..

  • http://kezong.blogspot.com/ Kezong News

    I like the way his family and friends handled the situation with class and didn’t whoree themselves for attention.

  • LNC

    This breaks my heart. It’s so ad.

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    Such a waste of talent.

  • KLM

    @natt:

    natt, islam has nothing to do with anything.

  • thats_right

    I feel sooo sad, he was so funny in Growing pains I grew up with that show and I’m so sad to hear this tragedy :(

    RIP Andrew

  • California Dreaming

    It is always so sad to hear of such a young person taking his life. It’s sad when anyone takes his or her life, but Andrew had so much life left to live. My heart breaks for Andrew and his family.
    R.I.P. dear angel, rest in peace. We are loving you down here.

  • ROC

    It is never easy to hear of someone who choses death over life.
    To Andrew’s family, my sincerest condolences.
    I pray “Jesus” will grant him entry for he is now, finally, at peace.

  • CanadaGirl

    This is a very sad post.
    .
    When I heard that Andrew sold all of his possessions and gave up his lease on his home, I had a sad and sinking feeling.
    .
    People we need to pay close attention to those we love and those around us. It’s only afterwards that friends think about things that were said and done in a new way. Behaviours are a barometer to a depressed person’s mental well-being.
    .
    Deepest condolences to his family.

  • http://www.parentingguide.org/ Catherine

    Andrew seemed like such a happy guy. It is so sad to find out he died and to know the cause. I pray he rest in peace and my thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones. This is just so heartbreaking.

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