Austin Wilson
Austin Wilson. source: Instagram.

Eighteen-year-old TV star Austin Wilson, who graduated from high school and immediately started working with cast and crew of PBS show “This Old House” has passed on.

A Facebook post on Kids Making It page suggests that the actor died in his sleep due to a suspected medical condition.

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He is reported to have died on 9 January.

Meanwhile, his family has requested for privacy regarding the true circumstances surrounding his death.

Before his death, Austin learned woodworking at Kids Making It, in an after-school program in Wilmington.

The teen had been regarded as one of the vibrant stars to look up to in the industry and just got signed on as a Generation Next apprentice on the hit show “This Old House”.

Wilson emerged among the three apprentices of the home improvement television show, after defeating other aspirants.