Star Trek & Other Stars Remember Andrew Koenig
The mystery of Andrew Koenig's disappearance and untimely passing played out all of the internet these last few weeks. Many online gathered together to help find and then morn Andrew, including several Trek universe and tv / movie stars. As reported by MTV News, several stars expressed the sympathies and grief via Twitter when learning the terrible news.
"RIP Andrew Koenig, missing since Valentine's Day, was found dead in Vancouver, Canada," fellow '80s child star Alyssa Milano tweeted. She also urged her followers to help anyone they know with similar issues to Koenig's: "If you know someone suffering from depression, please do everything in your power to get them help. R.I.P. Andrew."
With Andrew's dad, Walter Koenig, part of the original "Star Trek" cast and Andrew himself a guest star on "Deep Space Nine," many members of the sci-fi franchise's family reached out online. William Shatner offered condolences to his onetime co-star for the loss of his son. "My deepest sympathies to Andrew Koenig's family," he tweeted. "I will grieve with them."
"Star Trek: Next Generation" star LeVar Burton also took to Twitter: "Offering prayers for Walter & Judy Koenig as well as their beloved son, Andrew..."
Wil Wheaton, who also starred on "Next Generation," was stunned by the news. "Oh my god," he tweeted. "I just heard that Andrew Koenig's body has been found in Vancouver. He was only 41. My heart goes out to his family." (source MTV News)
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