Cameron Boyce cause of death is officially determined as 'sudden unexpected' while 'in epilepsy'

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The official cause of death for actor Cameron Boyce who was found dead July 6 in his Los Angeles home has been revealed.

The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner's office confirmed Tuesday that Boyce died of 'sudden unexpected death in epilepsy'.

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The coroner's office said in a statement to People: 'On July 8, an autopsy was performed, and the cause and manner of death were deferred. After additional testing, the cause of death was determined to be sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.'

Boyce's manner of death was certified as 'natural'.

Coroner - Report - Furthermore - Actor - Epilepsy

The coroner's report furthermore said the actor developed non-traumatic epilepsy about three years ago and previously had suffered 'several major seizures' typically occurring months apart, according to TMZ.

The actor did not have any drugs or alcohol in his system other than his epilepsy medication Keppra.

Boyce - Home - North - Hollywood - Area

Boyce was found dead in his home in the North Hollywood area after suffering the fatal seizure in his sleep.

The actor's death drew many tributes on social media from co-stars that he worked with on TV and film projects.

Boyce - Dancers - Disney - Channel - Series

Boyce was one of the featured dancers on the Disney Channel series Shake It Up that starred Zendaya, 22, and Bella Thorne, 21.

'Absolutely heartbreaking, my heart goes out to his friends and family,' Zendaya posted on social media.

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