1. Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak died Saturday at her home in Houston, her mother said Sunday.
“We lost our girl,” Helen McCole Bartusiak told CNN.
Investigators have not determined a cause of death. Bartusiak had been suffering from epileptic seizures in recent days, according to her mother.
Bartusiak’s boyfriend found her sitting up in her bed in the garage apartment adjacent to her parents’ Houston home, her mother said. “We think she had a seizure and choked and nobody was there.”
7. Watch Bartusiak’s incredible performance in The Patriot here:
- Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore is dropping out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination. He got 133 votes in New Hampshire.
- MLB issued its first-ever lifetime ban for performance enhancing drugs to New York Mets' Jenrry Mejia.
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