Stefanie Sherk dead at 43, her husband Demian Bichir mourns

Canadian actress and model Stefanie Sherk died of an apparent suicide by drowning. She was 43.

Stefanie Sherk dead at 43,  her husband Demian Bichir mourns
Stefanie Sherk with her husband Demian Bichir

Canadian actress and model Stefanie Sherk died of an apparent suicide by drowning. She was 43.

The actress, who was the wife of actor Demian Bichir, died on April 20. The Los Angeles Medical Examiner-Coroner confirmed the cause of death, variety.com reported on Friday.

Sherk appeared in the TV show "CSI: Cyber" and the movie "Valentine's Day". She also starred in the show "The Bridge" alongside her husband.

"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," Bichir said in an Instagram post.

"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," he said, adding "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," Bichir said.

Sherk and Bichir began their relationship in 2010, later starring together in 2016's "Un Cuento de Circo & A Love Song", written and directed by Bichir himself. 

In September 2018, the couple stepped out together to attend the premiere of Bichir's film "The Nun". Her upcoming 2020 project includes "Grudge", according to her IMDB page.


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