Actress Stefanie Sherk, the wife of Demian Bichir, committed suicide by drowning

She was 37-years-old

by Hermeen Shahid

Actress Stefanie Sherk, the wife of Demian Bichir, committed suicide by drowning at the age of only 37-years-old.

Actress Stefanie Sherk committed suicide

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Oscar nominee Demian Bichir announced the death of his wife on Wednesday in an emotional Instagram post. He mentioned that she had died “peacefully” and on “April 20”. However, he did not mention the cause of death.

Actress Stefanie Sherk committed suicide

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His post read, “Dear friends, On behalf of the Sherk and the Bichir Nájera families, it is with inconceivable pain that I announce that on April 20, 2019, our dearest Stefanie Sherk, my beloved and loving wife, passed away peacefully. It has been the saddest and toughest time of our lives and we don’t know how much time it will take for us to overcome this pain.”

Actress Stefanie Sherk committed suicide

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He continued, “Stefanie’s beautiful, angelical and talented presence will be immensely missed. We will hold Stefanie in our hearts forever. We thank everybody beforehand for their prayers and we respectfully ask for your understanding so we may grieve in peace and privacy in these incredibly difficult times.”

Actress Stefanie Sherk committed suicide

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“It is our sincerest hope that our beautiful Stefanie, my angel and love of my life, will rest in eternal peace,” concluded the 55-year-old.

 

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Dear friends, On behalf of the Sherk and the Bichir Nájera families, it is with inconceivable pain that I announce that on April 20, 2019, our dearest Stefanie Sherk, my beloved and loving wife, passed away peacefully. It has been the saddest and toughest time of our lives and we don’t know how much time it will take for us to overcome this pain. Stefanie’s beautiful, angelical and talented presence will be immensely missed. We will hold Stefanie in our hearts forever. We thank everybody beforehand for their prayers and we respectfully ask for your understanding so we may grieve in peace and privacy in these incredibly difficult times. It is our sincerest hope that our beautiful Stefanie, my angel and love of my life, will rest in eternal peace. Queridos amigos, A nombre de la familia Sherk y la familia Bichir Nájera, con un dolor indescriptible, les informo que nuestra hermosa Stefanie Sherk, mi amada esposa, falleció en completa paz, el pasado 20 de Abril del año en curso. Han sido los días más tristes y dolorosos de nuestras vidas y no sabemos cuánto tiempo nos llevará sobreponernos a este dolor. La hermosa, angelical y talentosa presencia de mi Stefanie será echada de menos profundamente y permanecerá en nuestros corazones para siempre. Agrademos a todos de antemano sus oraciones y de manera respetuosa pedimos su comprensión para que podamos vivir este luto en paz y privacidad en estos momentos tan difíciles para todos nosotros. Es nuestra más sincera esperanza que nuestra amada Stefanie, mi ángel y amor de mi vida, descanse eternamente en paz.

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The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner confirmed to PEOPLE on Thursday that the model’s death was a suicide by drowning.

Actress Stefanie Sherk committed suicide

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Demian and Stefanie started dating back in 2010. They did not have any children, however, Bichir did have a daughter previously named Gala.

Actress Stefanie Sherk committed suicide

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Celebrities also expressed their condolences and commented on Bichir’s post.

Actress Stefanie Sherk committed suicide

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Diane Kruger commented, “Oh Demian, I’m so sorry I had no idea. I’m sending you so much love in this difficult time ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️”

Actress Stefanie Sherk committed suicide

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Actress Arielle Kebbel said,  “Sending so much love to you and your family. I will continue to pray for you all during this difficult time. ❤️”

Actress Stefanie Sherk committed suicide

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Bryan Craig also wrote, “This will be in my prayers Demian, I’m so sorry.”

Actress Stefanie Sherk committed suicide

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Rest in Peace Stefanie Sherk.



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