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LA coroner rules Verne Troyer's death suicide

LA coroner rules Verne Troyer's death suicide

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Oct. 10 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles coroner's office on Wednesday ruled the cause of death of actor Verne Troyer was suicide. The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner said the Austin Powers actor died from alcohol intoxication. Troyer died April 21 at the age of 49 three weeks after paramedics transported him from his home in North Hollywood, Calif., to a hospital in Van Nuys. A statement on his Instagram account announcing his death alluded to "battles" the Michigan native fought. "Depression and Suicide are very serious issues. You never know what kind of battle someone is going through inside. Be kind to one another. And always know, it's never too late to reach out to someone for help," the post read. The actor struggled with alcoholism for years. Troyer, who was born with the gen...
Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer dies aged 49

Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer dies aged 49

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Verne Troyer, who is best known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers films, has died at the age of 49.Troyer also played Griphook in the first Harry Potter film."It is with great sadness and incredibly heavy hearts to write that Verne passed away today," a post on his official Facebook page read."Over the years he's struggled and won, struggled and won, struggled and fought some more, but unfortunately this time was too much," it added.Troyer appeared on a number of reality TV shows, including Celebrity Big Brother in the UK in 2009.The actor has also made regular appearances on Celebrity Juice and starred in Keith Lemon's feature length film, Keith Lemon: The Film.Earlier this month, Troyer was admitted to hospital in Los Angeles but his team did not say what he was suffering from.He ...