DuShon Monique Brown, best known for her roles in Prison Break and Chicago Fire, has died aged 49.
The Cook Country medical examiner’s spokesperson Becky Schlikerman says Brown died Friday at St. James Olympia Field Hospital outside Chicago. The cause of death was not disclosed.
Brown was part of the cast of long-running NBC drama Chicago Fire, in which she played Connie, the no-nonsense
She was also a veteran of the Chicago theatre scene, while working as a crisis counsellor at a Chicago high school and leading its drama programme.
In a statement, Chicago Fire executive producer Dick Wolf said the show’s family is “devastated to lose one of its own.”
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