Monday, 17 December, 2018

'Chicago Fire' Actress DuShon Monique Brown Has Died, Age 49

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Becky Salazar | 26 March, 2018, 02:41

The 49-year-old actress, DuShon Monique Brown who was popularly known for her characters in Prison Break and Chicago Fire, passed away on Friday due to a heart attack. The Chicago Tribune revealed that the star passed away a little after 12 p.m.at St. James Olympia Field Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

Brown's representative manager, Robert "Bob" Schroeder of Chicago's Grossman & Jack Talent, said he was "shocked and devastated" over Brown's death.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with DuShon's family and we will all miss her", Wolf said.

Dushon played her more recent role in "Chiacgo Fire" as Connie, Chief Boden's assistant.

Her cause of death has not yet been released. Please join us in offering DuShon and family support during this very hard time.

NBC's hit show "Chicago Fire" has lost one of its hometown heroes. Her previous TV work includes the recurring role of infirmary nurse Katie Welch for 13 episodes on "Prison Break" (2005-07) as well as one-time guest spots on "Empire" and "Shameless". But Entertainment Tonight reported that an autopsy to determine how Brown died is expected to occur Saturday. "She brought laughter and joy to many, and she will be greatly missed".

Brown had starred on Chicago Fire since its start in 2012.

Her other credits include the United States version of "Shameless", where she played Teresa, and a guest role in "Empire".

Brown's death news was also confirmed in an email sent by the principal of Kenwood Academy High School, Gregory Jones to parents. She attended Governors State University, where she earned a master's degree in school counseling.

She was a film, television actress who took to the stage of Chicago theatres and enthralled the audiences with her ever cherished performances.

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