August Ames
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Adult film star August Ames is dead. She was just 23 years old.

Details of her death were unclear, but the Ventura County medical examiner’s office confirmed her death death Wednesday (Dec. 6), reports XBIZ.

“She was the kindest person I ever knew and she meant the world to me,” said Kevin Moore, Ames’ husband. “Please leave this as a private family matter in this difficult time.”

Ames’ cause of death had not been determined.

Ames (born Mercedes Grabowski) was born in the Canadian Province of Nova Scotia in 1994, before later moving to Los Angeles and getting into the porn industry.

Between 2014 and 2017, Ames appeared in more than 120 productions.

She was nominated for three AVN awards for the upcoming ceremony.