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The brother of Mr Universe bodybuilder Calum von Moger has been confirmed dead after he mysteriously vanished – just months after going viral over a bizarre clash with an elderly couple. 

Edward von Moger, 28, was filmed in August yelling about Covid vaccines at a couple through their car window by the side of a Victorian road.

The confronting video showed a shirtless von Moger beating on the couple’s driver’s side window and wing mirror with a boomerang before launching into an expletive-filled rant about Covid-19 vaccines. 

Edward von Moger (left) is pictured with his brother, celebrity bodybuilder Calum Von Moger. A desperate search was made to find Edward after he vanished from Geelong, Victoria, on Thursday last week

Edward von Moger (left) is pictured with his brother, celebrity bodybuilder Calum Von Moger. A desperate search was made to find Edward after he vanished from Geelong, Victoria, on Thursday last week

An enraged von Moger beat in the window of a couple's car with a boomerang while screaming about Covid vaccines in a viral video in August

An enraged von Moger beat in the window of a couple’s car with a boomerang while screaming about Covid vaccines in a viral video in August

He was due to be sentenced on Thursday where all charges were withdrawn by prosecutors. 

Magistrate John Bentley revealed von Moger had tragically died over the weekend. 

‘He’s deceased. He was a lovely guy … those charges are struck out. There’s press interest in this because his brother is quite famous,’ Mr Bentley said.  

Daily Mail Australia revealed on Friday a desperate search had been underway to find von Moger after he disappeared from his home in Geelong, 75km southwest of Melbourne.

The 28-year-old was last seen on Laura Avenue, in Belmont, about 8am on Thursday.

A day later, his vehicle was found abandoned 36km away on Ellimatta Road in Anglesea, a small seaside town on Victoria’s Great Ocean Road. 

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His brother Calum made a desperate plea for help to find his brother in an Instagram post on Saturday. 

‘My little brother Eddie is missing,’ he wrote.

‘He was last seen three days ago on Thursday, March 2 around 8am.

‘Please if anyone has seen or heard ANYTHING from him or has any information on his whereabouts please let me know and contact Geelong Police Station.’

A friend of von Moger revealed on social media he had left a suicide note.

‘How sad..full of life only 28 years old,’ the post read. 

‘He was always a happy man. Eddie was planning for his wedding to Harisa and looking forward to it, mental health issues always should be attended to, there should never be a stigma attached to it.’

In the viral video, von Moger could be seen storming up to the couple and screaming through their car window as they were parked by the side of a Victorian road.

He then began beating on the driver’s side window and wing mirror, pausing to bizarrely look at his reflection in the mirror.

‘You broke my f***ing boomerang,’ he yelled as it split in half from the force of bashing on the window.

In the viral video featuring von Moger, breaking his weapon led him to produce another boomerang and saw him become even more enraged.

Seconds later he shattered the wing mirror, ripped the glass out of its mounting and smashed it against the window, shouting ‘you c***s, you f***ing piece of s***’.

With two more punches from his fist and open hand he shattered the window, to the shock of the couple inside, and began his anti-vaccine rant.

‘F***ing idiots, you got the vaccine and it didn’t bother ya. You both got the f***ing vaccine and it’s lost a life,’ he appeared to yell.

‘Leave me alone,’ the man in the driver’s seat told him, as the attacker grabbed his shirt.

He then stormed off in a huff, disappearing behind nearby stationary cars.

Von Moger’s brother Calum, 31, is a three-time Mr Universe winner who played Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 2018 film Bigger. 

Edward von Moger was also a bodybuilder, who appeared in a photo alongside Schwarzenegger

Months earlier in May, Calum made headlines when he he was seriously injured after ‘jumping’ from the second storey of his home in Geelong, Victoria.

Police were called after reports a man was experiencing a mental health episode, with Calum needing surgery on his spine and spending 11 days in Melbourne’s Alfred Hospital. 

The incident made international news due to his fame as a bodybuilder and his film career – as well as playing Schwarzenegger, he also starred in Calum von Moger: Unbroken on Netflix and the bodybuilding documentary Generation Iron 2.

Calum von Moger (left) is pictured with Arnold Schwarzenegger, who he played in the 2018 film Bigger

Calum von Moger (left) is pictured with Arnold Schwarzenegger, who he played in the 2018 film Bigger

The spinal injury was just the latest in a string of misfortunes to arise in Calum von Moger’s life.

Over the past five years, the gym junkie – once dubbed Arnold Schwarzenegger 2.0 – suffered a knee and bicep injury that left him incapacitated for a year, found out he was the father of a little boy named Kairos, and his house in California burnt down.

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Shortly after he was released from hospital, he pleaded guilty to possessing a variety of drugs, including testosterone, cannabis and about two grams of methamphetamine- the deadly drug ice.

Those who follow Calum closely online say he hasn’t been the same since his bull terrier, Rex, choked to death on a chip in 2021.

Calum moved back to Australia from Los Angeles in October 2021. 

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