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Drew Barrymore’s half sister found dead in a car

2014-07-30 15:21
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Los Angeles - Drew Barrymore’s half sister has been found dead.

The Blended actresses’ sister Jessica Barrymore was found dead in her car in National City, California on Tuesday morning at 06:00 after a suspected suicide, MailOnline reports.

Jessica – who was to celebrate her 48th birthday on Thursday – was reportedly found with numerous white pills scattered on the passenger seat of her car.

A woman named Marta Lopez made the discovery when she tried to leave for work in the morning and was unable to get out of her driveway because it was blocked by Miss Barrymore’s car, 10News reports.

She is said to have tried to wake Jessica before noticing the bottles of pills and calling the police.

Other witnesses who live in the area where the body was discovered claim her car had been parked there since approximately midnight on Monday.

The cause of death is yet to be determined, but an autopsy is scheduled to take place.

Jessica Barrymore is the daughter of actor John Drew Barrymore – who is also the father of 39-year-old Drew Barrymore –and his third wife Nina Wayne.

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