ByKarly Rayner, writer at Creators.co
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Jessica Barrymore, has been found dead in her parked car aged just 47.

Jessica's father was the late actor John Barrymore making her the half-sister of 39-year-old actress, Drew Barrymore.

According to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office, Jessica's body was found in a parked vehicle in National City, California at 6.05am on July 29.

The cause of death has not yet been determined and further details have not been released. Jessica, would have turned 48 on July 31 and the possibility of suicide has not been ruled out.

Drew Barrymore has issued a statement to the Hollywood Reporter which reads

Although I only met her briefly, I wish her and her loved ones as much peace as possible, and I'm so incredibly sorry for their loss

  
  
  Jessica Barrymore
Jessica Barrymore

(Source: The Hollywood Reporter)

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