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The family of actor and artist Jansen Panettiere has announced that his death was the result of a heart condition.
Jansen Panettiere, the brother of actress Hayden Panettiere, was found dead in his New York apartment on Feb. 19.
“Though it offers little solace, the Medical Examiner reported Jansen’s sudden passing was due to cardiomegaly (enlarged heart), coupled with aortic valve complications,” Panettiere’s family announced in a statement to ABC News, the outlet reported Monday.
“Jansen’s heart could be seen in his eyes, and his charm in his brilliant, engaging smile; his soul in his masterful and revealing paintings, and the joy of life in his dry wit,” his family said, adding, “We love you so much Jansen and you will be in our hearts forever.”
“His charisma, warmth, compassion for others, and his creative spirit will live forever in our hearts and in the hearts of all whom he encountered,” the family said, according to ABC News.
“We sincerely appreciate the outpouring of love and support towards our family as we navigate this unthinkable loss.”
Panettiere, who was five years younger than his sister, begin his acting career in 2002 with a voice role in the animated series “Midori’s Nintendoland Bakery,” according to USA Today.
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