U.S. Rep. Sean Casten 17-Year-Old Daughter Has Died
Gwen Casten, the 17-year-old daughter of Illinois Rep. Sean Casten, has
died, the congressman's office confirmed in a tweet Monday.
Gwen Casten's high school's Empowerment Club, which she founded, took to Instagram to commemorate her life, writing: "There are no words that can begin to describe the loss we are feeling"
"This morning, Congressman Casten's beloved daughter, Gwen (17), passed
away," the tweet from the Democrat, who was elected in 2018, read. "The
Casten family requests privacy, and we will be issuing no further comment during this heartbreaking time."
Casten's office did not add any information about her cause of death.
reports that Downers
Grove police said they were called to a home in the area Monday, "for an unresponsive seventeen year old female,"