Cody Linley’s brother Chad receives touching tribute from Selena Gomez

Selena has now spoken out.

On Wednesday, we first wrote the stunning news about how Chad Linley — brother to former “Hannah Montana” actor and “Dancing with the Stars” contestant Cody Linley — had shockingly passed away at the age of 29. Now, we have another tribute coming in via the internet by someone who is also a part of the Disney community.

Writing in a new post on Facebook, Selena Gomez (who still stars on the Disney Channel show “Wizards of Waverly Place“) wrote the following message to Cody:

“you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers, I hope you guys can find strength during this…”

Selena also posted a video that has been pit together to remember Chad. Details are still scarce about the reason for his passing, and it may be best to not delve any deeper into this out of respect for his family.

We will have more on this somber story as it breaks.

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