Michael Madsen's Son Hudson Dead at 26

Michael Madsen's Son Hudson Dead at 26
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Michael Madsen is mourning the death of his son Hudson Madsen.

The Department of the Medical Examiner in Honolulu, Hawaii, confirmed to E! News that Hudson died on Jan 23. The department said an autopsy had been completed and determined the cause of death to be gunshot wound to the head and manner of death to be suicide. Hudson was 26 years old.

"We are heartbroken and overwhelmed with grief and pain at the loss of Hudson," the Madsen family said in a statement to Metro. "His memory and light will be remembered by all who knew and loved him. We ask for privacy and respect during this difficult time. Thank you."

Hudson is survived by his father Michael, his mother DeAnna, his wife Carlie and his brothers Christian, Calvin, Max and Luke.

According to Carlie's Instagram, she and Hudson wed in 2017, having their "official" wedding in 2019, and lived on the island of Oahu. Per her account, Hudson was a member of the U.S. Army and was promoted last March.

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In her Instagram posts, Carlie referred to Hudson as her best friend and the love of her life.

"You're my favorite person," she wrote in a 2020 anniversary post, "and words can't explain how thankful I am to have you and how much I love you."

Michael Madsen, Hudson Madsen
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Hudson's father Michael, 64, is an actor who has appeared in several Quentin Tarantino movies, including Reservoir Dogs, The Hateful Eight and Kill Bill.

E! News has reached out to Michael's rep for comment but has yet to hear back.

If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

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