911 Lone Star actor Tyler Sanders, 18, is found dead at his LA home: Cops discovered Fear of the Walking Dead actor alone, and say foul play isn't suspected

  • The star was found at home in Los Angeles but the cause of death is still not known 
  • A family representative said that an autopsy will be conducted and there will be an investigation into his death 
  • Police in Los Angeles got a call for a male not breathing. Responding officers found Sanders alone at the home and shortly after pronounced him dead 
  • At this time, the police do not suspect foul play and found no signs of suspicious circumstances 
  • His rep shared an investigation will be launched and there will be an autopsy 
  • The teen actor is best known for his role on the small screen in 911: Lone Star, as well as Fear The Walking Dead and Just Add Magic
  • His last Instagram post was from five days ago where he is seen in Colorado 

Tyler Sanders, an actor who starred and was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for his role on the Amazon Prime series Just Add Magic: Mystery City, died at the age of 18 on Thursday.

The 911 Lone Star performer was found at home in Los Angeles but the cause of death is still not known. A family representative said that an autopsy will be conducted and there will be an investigation into his death.

Police in Los Angeles got a call for a male not breathing Thursday, according to TMZ. Responding officers found Sanders alone at the home and shortly after pronounced him dead.

At this time, the police do not suspect foul play and found no signs of suspicious circumstances. 

On its website, the LA County's Medical Examiner-Coroner said Sanders' cause of death is currently 'deferred,' meaning 'pending additional investigation.' 

Aside from his role on the YA spinoff of Just Add Magic, the teen actor is best known for guest roles on the small screen in 911: Lone Star, The Rookie and Fear the Walking Dead.

Gone too soon: Hollywood TV actor Tyler Sanders was found dead at the age of 18 on Thursday

Gone too soon: Hollywood TV actor Tyler Sanders was found dead at the age of 18 on Thursday

On set of a hit TV show: Seen with Rob Lowe and others on 911: Lone Star

On set of a hit TV show: Seen with Rob Lowe and others on 911: Lone Star

Tyler appeared very close to his family, and posted this touching snap and caption on Instagram in 2020

Tyler appeared very close to his family, and posted this touching snap and caption on Instagram in 2020

The young actor also shared photos of himself holidaying with family, including on this white water rafting adventure in Colorado

The young actor also shared photos of himself holidaying with family, including on this white water rafting adventure in Colorado 

A representative for Sanders, Pedro Tapia, told the site that the cause of death will be investigated. 

'Tyler was a talented actor with a bright future,' Pedro Tapia said in a statement. 'He comes from a wonderful family, and we ask that you respect their privacy at this time.'

Sanders kept a fairly active presence on social media, including a Facebook page where he was often seen at home or on vacation with his large family. 

His last Instagram post was from five days ago where he was seen wearing a blue suit while on a patio in Vail, Colorado. The caption read, 'Styling.' 

He had been in Vail with his family as they were seen white river rafting. 'Here's a quick before and after of my family white water rafting,' he wrote in his caption as his family was seen paddling, then in the next photo, hit with water.

Sanders landed an Emmy nomination for role on the Amazon series, Just Add Magic: Mystery City. 

Last Instagram post: His last post was from five days ago where he was seen wearing a blue suit while in Vail, Colorado. The caption read, 'Styling.' He had been in Vail with his family as they were seen white river rafting

Last Instagram post: His last post was from five days ago where he was seen wearing a blue suit while in Vail, Colorado. The caption read, 'Styling.' He had been in Vail with his family as they were seen white river rafting

The young actor started working professionally at age 10 after working on stage in school projects. His first role was in 2015 on the show JLW Academy as himself.

Next he landed the role of Young Jake Otto on Fear The Walking Dead in the 2017 episode titled TEOTWAWKI which led to the role of Siggy in the TV movie What About Barb?

He played Logan Hawke in the TV series The Rookie in 2018. In 2019 he starred as Eli in the Reliant which won critical acclaim.

Magic role: In 2019 he played Leo in Just Add Magic. He had a bigger role, again as Leo, in the spinoff Just Add Magic: Mystery City in 2020

Magic role: In 2019 he played Leo in Just Add Magic. He had a bigger role, again as Leo, in the spinoff Just Add Magic: Mystery City in 2020

He started very young: He began acting at 10. Seen with Nathan Fillion in The Rookie (2018)

He started very young: He began acting at 10. Seen with Nathan Fillion in The Rookie (2018)

Also in 2019 he played Leo in Just Add Magic and the following year he starred in the TV movie Escaping My Stalker. 

He had a bigger role, again as Leo, in the spinoff Just Add Magic: Mystery City in 2020.

On 911: Lone Star he played Brian in the 2022 episode Impulse Control.

Tyler has the movie The Price We Pay in post production waiting for release. 

In the past he had worked with actress Leah Remini, who followed him on Instagram. 

Another hit for him: In 2019 he starred as Eli in the Reliant which won critical acclaim

Another hit for him: In 2019 he starred as Eli in the Reliant which won critical acclaim

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