It’s sad to say that Jon Erik Hexum has lost his life in an accident on the sets of Cover-Up. He was an American model and actor who accidentally killed himself with a gun filled with empty space. The actor was widely popular for his outstanding roles in movies and TV series.

jon erik hexum passed away

In 1980, Job moved to New York to make his career in the acting field and he become a very big star just because of his exceptional roles. Just after a year, he relocate to Los Angeles in 1981 and start giving auditions to become a very huge star on the basis of his talent.

What Was Jon Erik Hexum Cause Of Death?

Talking about the actor, he was graduated from Tenafly High School. Later, he went to the Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland where he completed his biomedical engineering. Not only this, but he later transferred to the Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. After that, he began working as a radio disc jockey and played some minor roles.

In 1978, he played from the side of the Michigan State Spartans football team. Unfortunately, he died on 18th October 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Let us also tell you that he was 26 years old at the time of his death.

Many people are still confused and eager to know the main cause of his death. There are already several speculations floating on the internet but we are providing the perfect detail as we collect it from a reputed source. As per the reports, he died accidentally in self-inflicted a blank cartridge gunshot to the head.

American Actor Jon Erik Hexum Passed Away

Due to obstacles in shooting the seventh episode of Cover-Up, Hexum became restless and started to play with a working .44 Magnum handgun. To make it more creative, he unloaded all bullets but one blank round, which imitated Russian roulette.

John-Erik was oblivious of the risk and placed the gun in his right temple and pulled the trigger. It did not enter his skull but had a blunt force strike to shatter a quarter-sized piece of his skull, shaking pieces of his brain and causing massive hemorrhage. He was immediately rushed to the Beverly Hills Medical Center and he went through five hours of long surgery.

After six days, he was declared brain dead after the accident. After his death, his heart has been transplanted to a 36 years old Las Vegas man. He was never married and he did not have a girlfriend as well.

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