The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner has officially ruled that the wife to popular actor Demián Bichir, died from suicide. The medical examiner said, the 43-year-old Stephanie Sherk died from what is called anoxic encephalopathy, which is a condition where the brain tissue is deprived of oxygen resulting in loss of brain function.
The late 43-year-old model, Stephanie Sherk was reported to have weighed herself inside a swimming pool at their home, in an apparent suicide attempt, only to be discovered by her husband Demián Bichir who alongside other family members, called emergency, before she was rushed to the hospital. She died a few days later at the hospital.
According to reports by Blast magazine, Asphyxia and drowning were listed as contributing causes of death and Sherk’s death was ruled a suicide. Her autopsy has been completed and the model’s body is ready to be picked up by her family for final arrangements.
Demián Bichir had put out this message to announce the death of his wife. He said:
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.” He said