A tragic news has just been revealed. Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak has passed away. The star was only 21 years old.
Reports reveal that Skye McCole Bartusiak was found dead on Friday, in her Texas home. TMZ reported that the actress was found dead in her garage apartment, at her Houston home. The star was living in Texas. According to some reports, she died in her sleep, although no other details have been made public at this point.
It has also been claimed that the cops investigated the place where Skye McCole Bartusiak was found dead and reached the conclusion that there was no foul play involved in this case. The body of the young star will be submitted to autopsy, so it is yet to find out what the results will reveal. Toxicology tests may help find out the cause of the death.
Skye McCole Bartusiak became well known for her role as Mel Gibson’s daughter in the movie The Patriot, released back in the 2000s. Another famous roles of the talented actress include the part in the movie Don’t Say A Word. Skye McCole Bartusiak is the second star of The Pariot to die under the age of 30. Heath Ledger died in 2008 after a prescription drug overdose. It is yet to find out if the cause of Skye’s death can be linked to a similar situation or not.
Naturally, the news came as a shock. Some stars have already taken Twitter to show how sad they are with the events. “One of my very good friends and someone who was like a sister to me, Skye McCole Bartusiak passed away today. So devastated,” actress Abigail Breslin claimed in a Twitter post.
Fans from all over the world have also used social media sources to share their messages. At the age of 21, Skye McCole Bartusiak has been a very popular actress. The star will surely remain in the hearts of all fans who loved her movies.