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Subject: Michael Showers Found Dead in Mississippi River

Written By: Claybricks on 08/25/11 at 7:21 pm

Michael Showers Found Dead in Mississippi River

By Charlotte Triggs and Rennie Dyball

Thursday August 25, 2011 01:30 PM EDT

http://img2.timeinc.net/people/i/2011/news/110905/michael-showers-2-440.jpg

Actor Michael Showers, who had a small role on the HBO drama Treme, was found dead in the Mississippi River Wednesday,
a spokesperson for the Port of New Orleans confirms to EW.

His body was first spotted floating in the river near New Orleans’ French Quarter by a steamboat captain.

Showers, 45, appeared to have been dead for about two days before he was found. An autopsy is pending to determine the cause of death.

"Michael Showers was a fine actor who contributed his talents to our drama in the warmest and most professional way,"
said David Simon in a statement from HBO Thursday.

Treme star Wendell Pierce Tweeted Wednesday night: "Rest in Peace to my costar Michael Showers. 'Capt Guidry' on TREME.
He will be a lasting part of our New Orleans story and television history."


http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20522723,00.html





Dan








Subject: Re: Michael Showers Found Dead in Mississippi River

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/25/11 at 11:20 pm

Accident? Suicide? Foul play?
???

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