Tragedy as 'Everybody loves Raymond' star Sawyer Sweeten takes own life aged just 19
Published 24/04/2015 | 07:41
ONE of the stars of hit 90s sitcom ‘Everybody loves Raymond’ has died at the age of 19.
Sawyer Sweeten played Geoffrey Barone in the popular show, which ran from 1996 until 2005.
It is understood Sweeten took his own life.
Sweeten's sister, Madylin said in a statement: "This morning a terrible family tragedy has occurred.”
"We are devastated to report that our beloved brother, son, and friend, Sawyer Sweeten, took his own life.
“He was weeks away from his 20th birthday.
“At this sensitive time, our family requests privacy and we beg of you to reach out to the ones you love.”
He had been visiting his family in Texas at the time.