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Chicago Fire star DuShon Monique Brown dies aged 49

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Diane Mills | 24 March, 2018, 16:57

Production sources tell us Brown admitted herself to a Chicago hospital a few days ago after suffering chest pains, we're told she went through tests but was released a short time later.

Chicago Fire producer Dick Wolf released a statement on Brown's death.

DuShon Monique Brown, best known for her role in Prison Break, has died at the age of 49.

The actress also played Connie in NBC's long-running drama Chicago Fire and had previous guest roles in the USA adaptation of Shameless and Empire.

TMZ reported her family called paramedics on Friday morning as she was feeling ill.

Robert Schroeder, DuShon's manager, also shared his sentiments regarding the fallen star.

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On the NBC fire drama she played Connie, secretary to Eamonn Walker's Battalion Chief Wallace Boden, appearing in 53 episodes. Medical examiner is conducting investigation on her death.

Before taking on television roles, Brown was a regular fixture in the Chicago theater scene. "What was exciting was it was auditioning for a Chicago show, but it was also the possibility that she could maybe develop into something".

Brown also starred in a made for TV movie titled "Public Housing Unit" about Chicago cops. the project is set to premiere later this year. We are devastated by the loss of a very talented and kindhearted soul.

According to the Chicago Tribune, the news was also confirmed via an email sent by Gregory Jones who is the principal of the high school where Brown once worked. She brought laughter and joy to many and will be greatly missed.

She leaves behind a daughter.

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