Actor Jackson Odell Dead At 20; Coroner Investigating Cause

Jackson O'Dell

Jackson O'Dell

Songwriter, teen actor Jackson Odell died on Friday, June 8, according to law enforcement, TMZ reports.

Odell was probably best known for playing Ari during the first two seasons of "The Goldbergs".

At least for their part, initially, police sources say there is no sign of foul play.

"The Odell family has lost our beloved son and brother, Jackson Odell", the family said in a statement emailed to TheWrap.

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Spade, 55, addressed her daughter in the note, according to two New York Police Department sources. "Then, she saw it. The source said: "Right now we are all looking for answers and are so anxious for her young daughter".

Jackson had been acting since he was 12, scoring guest roles on several hit TV shows, like "iCarly", "Modern Family" and "Arrested Development".

A statement, issued Sunday afternoon on the singer's @JaxnTweets Twitter account, called him a "brilliant, loving and talented soul". Our family will always carry that truth forward. Although no cause of death has yet been announced, it's still been tough to hear for a lot of people. "We are now going to try to make sense of our immeasurable loss privately".

He also made music for the movie "Forever My Girl".

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