Jessica died on Dec. 29 in Portland, and despite a full autopsy by the Multnomah County medical examiner … her family is still awaiting the results.
Her cousin Sarah Wessling TMZ says … On the day of her death, Jessica worked on a typical day to see the patients who came to train her as a naturopathic doctor and went home to visit her mother and aunt.
Sarah said that Jessica went to the bathroom. But never came out, and when her aunt went to check it out she found she had collapsed We said her aunt tried to revive her. But they couldn’t and couldn’t EMT when they arrived.
The family said that Jessica complained about the congestion and felt she had a cold. But they don’t think it is COVID. The autopsy results are expected soon.
Jessica’s role in “Election” in conjunction with Reese Witherspoon, Matthew Broderick and Chris Klein – She played his sister in the film, earning her an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Debut Performance.
She will go on to guest star in the hit TV series “Freaks and Geeks” and star in “The Safety of Objects” and “Junk” before abandoning the show.
The GoFundMe page was created to cover expenses and to Oliver, 10-year-old son of Jessica Judd Apatow – producer of “Freaks and Geeks” – donated $ 5,000.
The family said Jessica was cremated and that they were planning to build a memorial.