Anton Yelchin was found dead at his home early Sunday morning. According to TMZ, the 27-year-old Star Trek star was killed early on Sunday morning (June 19) after getting pinned by his own car. According to sources in law enforcement, the engine was running when his body was discovered, and the car was in neutral. Anton Yelchin had starred in several movies, such as ALPHA DOG and FRIGHT NIGHT, but was known for playing the young Kyle Reese in TERMINATOR SALVATION and Ensign Pavel Chekov in the JJ Abrams reboot of STAR TREK, and most recently in the indie psychological thriller GREEN ROOM.
Foul play is not suspected.
Mr. Yelchin was 27 years old.