‘The Goldbergs’ actor Jackson Odell, 20, died of an accidental drug overdose



Jackson Odell, of “Modern Family” and “The Goldbergs” fame, died of a drug overdose in a sober living facility in June, the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner report revealed Sunday.

Odell had a history of heroin addiction. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office previously told Fox News that Odell was not in possession of any narcotics when he died.

“First responders did not find any drug paraphernalia or illegal drugs at the residence,” Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter told Fox News in June.

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After his death, Odell’s family released a statement on Twitter.

“The Odell family has lost our beloved son and brother, Jackson Odell, on Friday,” the statement read. “He will always be a shining light and a brilliant, loving and talented soul. He had so much more to share. Our family will always carry that truth forward.”

“Our wish is that the rest of the world who knew and loved him does as well. We are now going to try to make sense of our immeasurable loss privately. We will not be making anymore statements.”