Seinfeld star Charles Levin's naked and decomposing body has been found at the bottom of a mountain, partially eaten by vultures.
The 70-year-old American actor, who appeared in a 1993 episode of the sitcom, as well as the very first episode of Golden Girls, had been reported missing by his son Jesse on June 28 after going for a hike with his dog Boo Boo Bear.
Charles had contacted a friend after setting out to say he was lost near to Cave Junction in Oregon, and his orange Fiat car was found two weeks later, on July 13, after police tracked the GPS coordinates from his phone.
Sadly, little pug Boo Boo was already dead inside the damaged car by the time help arrived, but Charles was nowhere to be seen.
The vehicle had been abandoned at the top of a ravine on a remote mountain road, which locals fear to drive down because it is so treacherous.
A local resident, who did not wish to be identified, told the Daily Mail : "It looked like he was trying to take a back route to Grants Pass [where he lived].
"But the road he went down was remote and doesn't have any signs. It's easy to get lost and GPS doesn't work.
"His car was pretty banged up and was off a logging trail. I went up on foot, hiking. I wouldn't have driven up there by myself, no way. I think he might have made a few bad decisions."
Charles' remains were found at the bottom of the steep ravine.
Police believe the actor was trying to get help when he slipped and fell.
His body was found "naked, missing internal organs and was wedged between trees", according to a report by the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety.
It was badly decomposed, no longer had external genitalia and bore signs that wildlife had partially consumed the remains.
"There were signs of animal scavenging likely in the form of turkey vultures as the presence of bird feces on and around the body," the report said.
Charles was identified by his dental records and his death was ruled as "accidental".
The comedian had been planning to move home at the time of his death, and had told friends he was excited about starting a new chapter in Cave Junction.
He was being assisted by his friend Julie Hutt, who said she helped him transport his belongings on the day he died.
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