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Seinfeld actor Charles Levin’s cause of death revealed after his body was found eaten by vultures

SEINFELD star Charles Levin's death was ruled an accident after his body was found partially eaten by vultures, a report has revealed.

The 70-year-old actor’s naked body was found decomposed and with parts missing after he fell down a steep 30ft ravine.

 Charles Levin's death has been ruled an accident
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Charles Levin's death has been ruled an accidentCredit: Fox

Gruesome details have emerged about Levin’s death after his body lay in a remote area of Oregon, US, for two weeks before his remains were discovered.

"There were signs of animal scavenging likely in the form of turkey vultures as there was evidence of bird feces on and around the body," the report stated.

The actor’s body was missing internal organs, and "there were no signs of external genitalia present” when the remains were found on July 13.

Police ruled out foul play and suicide as the cause of death.

 The body of Charles Levin, 70, was discovered on July 13 this year
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The body of Charles Levin, 70, was discovered on July 13 this yearCredit: Grants Pass Department of Public Safety
 The actor was known for his work in Seinfeld, when he played the part of the mohel that snipped Jerry's finger
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The actor was known for his work in Seinfeld, when he played the part of the mohel that snipped Jerry's fingerCredit: Film handout

The autopsy report stated the cause of death was "accidental", according to USA Today.

His body was identified using dental records, the Oregon's Grants Pass Department of Public Safety report reveals.

Levin got lost on a remote mountain road in his Orange Fiat, about four miles off the nearest asphalt road.

The terrain was reportedly so arduous that officers had to walk 400 metres from their emergency vehicle to reach where Levin’s car was stuck on "mounds of earthen material".

"I would have never thought the Fiat would have been able to make any progress down this section of the roadway," the police report stated.

The remains of the actor’s pug, Boo Boo Bear, identified by its purple collar, were found inside.

When he died, Levin had been in the process of moving from Grants Pass, Oregon, to the more remote Cave Junction, around 30 miles south.

According to reports, Levin had been looking forward to the move and was believed to be attempting to make his way home via a backroad when he got lost on the mountain pass.

He is understood to have called a friend to say he'd become lost close to Cave Junction.

His son Jesse, 34, reported him missing on June 28 - more than two weeks before he was found.

Levin's role in Seinfeld saw him play the nervous mohel in a 1993 episode.

He was also known for his role as Elliot Novak in the sitcom Alice, and played Coco, a gay cook, in The Golden Girls.

 Levin also made appearances in The Golden Girls
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Levin also made appearances in The Golden GirlsCredit: Film handout
 He played the role of Coco, the gay cook in The Golden Girls
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He played the role of Coco, the gay cook in The Golden GirlsCredit: Film handout
Actor Charles Levin stars in classic comedy scene from Seinfeld