A 21-year-old man identified as Edenilson Steven Vallewas was found dead inside a pool in the backyard of Demi Moore’s Los Angeles home early on Sunday morning.
According to E! News, a law enforcement source said Moore and her family were not home at the time and are not involved in the incident. Demi was out of the country to meet her daughter for a birthday celebration when she got the tragic news.
The source his death was caused by accidental drowning. Police and the fire department were notified via an anonymous 911 call. There were five people at the home when authorities arrived, the source said.
Apparently, one of her employees threw a small party while she was gone and the victim was one of the guests. He allegedly slipped and fell into the pool, but did not know how to swim. The other guests had left to go out on the town and when they returned they found the man unresponsive in the pool.
Last night, Demi released a statement saying, ” I am in absolute shock.. The loss of a child is an unthinkable tragedy, and my heart goes out to this young man’s family and friends. Please respect the privacy of all concerned during this sensitive time.”