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Anton Yelchin Death Updates: No Will, Jeep Recalled & Parents Sue Chrysler

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Aug. 3 2016, Published 5:07 p.m. ET

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As the investigation of Anton Yelchin's untimely death continues, new developments have left the actor's family in utter dismay.

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As Radar readers know, the 27-year-old was tragically killed after his Jeep Grand Cherokee rolled backwards down his steep driveway, pinning him to a brick wall.

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Anton Yelchin’s Parents Hold Press Conference Regarding The Accidental Death Of Their Son

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Meanwhile, CBS News discovered that the model of Yelchin's car, a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, has been under investigation after more than 850,000 vehicles displayed questionable functionality with "e-shift" transmissions.

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Anton Yelchin Death Updates Jeep Recall Notice No Will
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A recall notice was even delivered to Yelchin's Los Angeles residence — seven days after his death. "The safety recall was way too little and way too late," his parents' attorney, Gary Dordick, said of the notice. "They should have never used this device."

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Anton Yelchin’s Parents Hold Press Conference Regarding The Accidental Death Of Their Son

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On Tuesday, the Star Trek actor's parents, Irina and Victor Yelchin, filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler, according to the Associated Press.

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Anton Yelchin’s Parents Hold Press Conference Regarding The Accidental Death Of Their Son

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Later, the couple held a press conference, which included a heartfelt tribute to their son.

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Anton Yelchin’s Parents Hold Press Conference Regarding The Accidental Death Of Their Son

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"He was our only son," Viktor said. "It is against nature when a parent buries his own child."

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Anton Yelchin’s Parents Hold Press Conference Regarding The Accidental Death Of Their Son

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"He never cared about being a star. He loved life very much," Irina added in tears. "His death is going to save some other life." To make matters worse, police say Yelchin left no will for his $1.4 million estate.

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