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Chicago Fire Actress DuShon Monique Brown Dead at Age 49

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Chicago Hearth actress DuShon Monique Brown has died.

The Chicago Tribune reveals that the star handed away a bit after 12 p.m. at St. James Olympia Area Hospital, in response to the Cook dinner County medical expert’s workplace.

E! Information can affirm that the coroner has an post-mortem scheduled for tomorrow and the reason for demise has but to be revealed.

“The Chicago Hearth household is devastated to lose one among its personal,” government producer Dick Wolf mentioned in a press release to E! Information. “Our ideas and prayers are with DuShon’s household and we’ll all miss her.”

Robert Schroeder, DuShon’s supervisor, additionally shared his sentiments concerning the fallen star.

“We’re very unhappy to announce the premature demise of beloved Chicago actress DuShon Monique Brown. DuShon, most affectionately identified to many as Connie on NBC’s ‘Chicago Hearth,’ died all of the sudden Friday morning of pure causes. We’re devastated by the lack of a really gifted and kindhearted soul. DuShon was a movie, tv, business and voice-over actress who additionally graced the levels of many Chicago theaters. She introduced laughter and pleasure to many and might be drastically missed. At this tough time we ask that the privateness of the household and family members be revered.”

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In keeping with the Chicago Tribune, the information was additionally confirmed by way of an electronic mail despatched by Gregory Jones who’s the principal of the highschool the place Brown as soon as labored.

The actress has been a star on the hit sequence because it’s begin again in 2012, enjoying the function of Connie, assistant to Chief Boden. She additionally appeared in exhibits together with Jail Break, Boss, Empire and Shameless

In an interview final yr with the web site Hidden Distant, Brown revealed that when she was initially forged within the function of Connie on Chicago Hearth, “my character did not also have a identify. She was a noun. She was Secretary and it was a one-liner. What was thrilling was [I] was auditioning for a Chicago present, however it was additionally the chance that she might possibly turn into one thing.”

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TMZ was first to interrupt the story.

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