According to Associated Press, Levin’s son reported the actor missing from Grants Pass on July 8. On July 12, search and rescue teams determined a search area in a remote area northeast of Selma with an emergency cellphone ping. Troopers found Levin’s car, with the remains of his dog inside. “[Levin was] almost always in the company of his fawn-colored pug dog, Boo Boo Bear,” said Grants Pass public safety in a news release. The search and rescue teams later found what they believed to be Levin’s body in the surrounding are.
Oregon police said in a statement that there is a “high probability” the remains are Levin’s, but they are waiting on a medical examiner for identification.
Levin played a mohel, who performs the Jewish ceremonial circumcision, in the 1993 Seinfeld episode “The Bris.