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Jansen Panettiere's Cause of Death Released in Family Statement

Jansen Panettiere's Cause of Death Released in Family Statement

Jansen Panettiere‘s cause of death has been released by his family and they also shared a statement after his sudden passing earlier this month at the young age of 28.

Last week, it was reported that the 28-year-old younger brother of Hayden Panettiere had died suddenly. Jansen is known for acting roles in Even Stevens, Blues Clues, The Last Days of Summer, Robots and Ice Age: The Meltdown, among others.

Keep reading to see the family’s statement…

Jansen’s heart could be seen in his eyes, and his charm in his brilliant, engaging smile; his soul in his masterful and revealing paintings, and the joy of life in his dry wit,” his family, including mom Lesley Vogel, dad Skip Panettiere and sister, Hayden, said in a statement to ABC News.

The family continued, “His charisma, warmth, compassion for others, and his creative spirit will live forever in our hearts and in the hearts of all whom he encountered.”

“Though it offers little solace, the Medical Examiner reported Jansen‘s sudden passing was due to cardiomegaly (enlarged heart), coupled with aortic valve complications,” the family continued. “We sincerely appreciate the outpouring of love and support towards our family as we navigate this unthinkable loss, and ask that we be gifted our privacy during this time of mourning. We love you so much Jansen and you will be in our hearts forever.”

Here are all the details that had been released about Jansen‘s death up until this point. Our continued thoughts are with his friends, family, and loved ones.

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