So sad. ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ star Sawyer Sweeten has been found dead. The 19-year-old actor tragically committed suicide while visiting his family in Texas.
This is so heartbreaking. Sawyer Sweeten, 19, who played Geoffrey Barone on Everybody Loves Raymond, from 1996 to 2005, has committed suicide. The actor was visiting family in Texas when the tragedy occurred.
Sawyer Sweeten Dead: ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ Star Dies At 19
“Sawyer was visiting family in Texas. He went on the front porch and killed himself with a gunshot to his head,” a source close to the situation tells Radar.
“Sawyer’s entire family is absolutely devastated by this tragedy.”
The lovable child actor worked on the hit CBS sitcom with his real life siblings — older sister Madylin, who played Ally Barone and his twin brother Sullivan who played his brother Michael Barone. Everybody Loves Raymond ran from 1996 to 2005.
“This morning a terrible family tragedy has occurred,” Madylin said in a statement. “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.”
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Sawyer’s family!
— Tim Plant