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Demian Bichir's Wife Stefanie Sherk's Cause of Death Released

Actress and model Stefanie Sherk‘s cause of death has been revealed.

The wife of actor Demian Bichir passed away from “anoxic encephalopathy, a condition where the brain tissue is deprived of oxygen resulting in loss of brain function,” The Blast reports from the Los Angeles County medical examiner.

Her death was officially listed as a suicide with asphyxia and drowning listed as contributing causes. Stefanie‘s body was reportedly found at the bottom of the family’s swimming pool.

Emergency responders were actually able to resuscitate her and transport her to a hospital, but she did pass away 8 days later.

Stefanie‘s age at the time of her death is being reported by different media outlets as either 37 or 43.

Our continued thoughts are with Stefanie‘s friends, family, and loved ones during this difficult time.

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Stefanie Sherk Dead - Actress, Model & Wife to Demian Bichir Dies at 37

Stefanie Sherk has sadly died at the age of 37.

The Canadian model and actress died on April 20, according to her husband, Demian Bichir in a post on Instagram on Wednesday (April 24).

“It has been the saddest and toughest time of our lives and we don’t know how much time it will take for us to overcome this pain. It is our sincerest hope that our beautiful Stefanie, my angel and love of my life, will rest in eternal peace,” he wrote.

A cause of death was not specified.

The two began their relationship in 2010. Stefanie also appeared in Demian‘s directorial debut, Un Cuento de Circo & A Love Song.

Our thoughts are with Stefanie‘s loved ones at this difficult time.