Jessica Barrymore, Drew Barrymore's Half-Sister, Found Dead

Drew Barrymore's half-sister, Jessica Barrymore, has been found dead near San Diego. She was 47.

According to San Diego's KNSD and 10 News, she was found in her car early Tuesday morning in National City, near San Diego.

10 News reported that Jessica Barrymore's car was blocking a woman's driveway and when the woman attempted to speak with her Barrymore, she was unresponsive.

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The actress' half-sister reportedly had an energy drink in the car along with "dozens of white pills scattered around."

According to an eyewitness, Jessica Barrymore's car was seen parked in the spot where she was found six hours prior to being found dead.

The San Diego County Coroner has not yet determined an official cause of death.

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Jessica Barrymore, who would have turned 48 on Thursday, is the daughter of actor John Barrymore -- Drew's father.

On Wednesday, Drew released a statement to Access Hollywood.

"Although I only met her briefly, I wish her and her loved ones as much peace as possible and I'm so incredibly sorry for their loss," she said in a statement.

-- Jesse Spero

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