Everybody Loves Raymond’s Sawyer Sweeten Dies
It has been confirmed that child star Sawyer Sweeten, best known for his role as Geoffrey Barone in family sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, passed away on Thursday (April 23) at just 19 years old.
The actor appeared as a regular on the show with his twin brother Sullivan and older sister Madylin, from when he was too young to speak.
“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,” announced Sweeten’s family in an official statement.
Sweeten is reported by US media to have shot himself on the front porch of his family home in Texas.
Our thoughts are with Sweeten’s loved ones at this tragic time.
Here’s one of our favourite Geoffrey and Michael moments from Everybody Loves Raymond.
Rest in peace, Sawyer.