Two days ago, it was revealed that actress Amanda Peterson had been found dead in her apartment in Colorado. She would've turned 44 today, July 8. It's still not known what happened, but ABC News was told the cause will be revealed pending an autopsy. In every story, it was mentioned that Amanda is best known for the 1987 movie "Can't Buy Me Love" with Patrick Dempsey.
The "Grey's Anatomy" star took to Twitter late on July 7 to remember his former leading lady and react to her untimely death:
In my memory, she will always be vibrant and young. Gone too soon. Sending my thoughts and prayers to Amanda's family.
— Patrick Dempsey (@PatrickDempsey) July 7, 2015
She's definitely gone too soon. Amanda's mother spoke briefly to ABC News about her daughter's "unexpected" passing, saying simply, "It was just a very big blow." We can only imagine the family's devastation. Hopefully the ensuing answers provide some kind of clarity and closure.
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