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Lena Dunham Mourns 'Girls' Co-Star Nick Lashaway

Lena Dunham chats on the phone while heading to the set of Girls on Tuesday (May 10) in the Lower East Side in New York City.

The 29-year-old actress took to Instagram that day to mourn co-star, Nick Lashaway, who died in a car accident earlier in the week.

“Just heard the incredibly sad news that Nick Lashaway was killed in a car accident on May 8th,” Lena wrote. “Nick was such a talented, funny and kind person and we were so lucky to have him as a part of the Girls family when he played Frank in episode 207. We will always remember the week we shared with him, his playful smile, his easy instincts and how much he made us laugh even when we had to stay up all night in the woods. We are sending love to his family and friends and feeling such gratitude for his gifts. RIP sweet Nick.”

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William Schallert Dead - 'Patty Duke Show' Actor Dies at 93

William Schallert has died at the age of 93.

The actor was best known for his work as Martin Lane on the hit series The Patty Duke Show and he had nearly 400 credits on his IMDb page!

William‘s son Edwin confirmed that he died on Sunday (May 8) at his home in Pacific Palisades, Calif., according to THR.

Other projects that William is known for include The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Star Trek, and In the Heat of the Night.

We send our thoughts and condolences to William‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

Afeni Shakur Davis Dead - Tupac's Mom Passes Away at 69

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Body Found at Apple Headquarters in Cupertino

Santa Clara County Sheriff’s deputies responded to reports that a body was found at the Apple headquarters on Wednesday (April 27) in Cupertino, Calif.

According to reports, a female employee was involved in an argument and had gotten a head wound, from possibly a gun. Some reports say a body was found in the conference room from a “possible suicide,” TMZ reports.

Dispatch audio was revealed: “…at Apple campus Infinite Loop, for a 1056 attempt… female employee bleeding with a head wound to the head… possibly has a gun. Her… looks like security was escorting the employee down and the Westside units are just now arriving… I do have further… they are advising that the body in one of the conference rooms has a gun so we’re not really sure if there are multiple people involved.”

Apple received some bad news this week, as their stock fell about 7%. This equates to a loss of about $40 billion in value.

Our thoughts are with all of those involved.

Ron Brace Dead - Former Patriots Football Player Dies at 29

Ron Brace, a former defensive lineman for the New England Patriots, has died at age 29.

The football player died at his home in Springfield, Mass. on Saturday (April 23), though the cause of death is not known at this time.

“We were deeply saddened to hear the news this morning of Ron Brace‘s death. Seven years ago tomorrow (4/25/09), we drafted Ron after his standout career at Boston College,” the New England Patriots said in a statement. “During his Patriots career, the Springfield native was always eager to volunteer and give back in our communities, especially when those community initiatives were held in Western Mass. It is difficult to believe that someone so young and in the prime of his life is no longer with us. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Ron‘s family, friends and the many former teammates who will mourn Ron‘s passing.”

We send our thoughts and condolences to Ron‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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Billy Paul Dead - 'Me and Mrs. Jones' Philly Soul Singer Passes Away at 80

Billy Paul, jazz and soul singer best known for his hit singles “Philadelphia Soul” and “Me and Mrs. Jones,” has passed away, according to ABC News.

The 80-year-old musician died at his home in Blackwood, New Jersey, his co-manager, Beverly Gay, told The Associated Press. Billy had been diagnosed recently with pancreatic cancer.

“We regret to announce with a heavy heart that Billy has passed away today at home after a serious medical condition,” said a statement posted to his official website. “We would like to extend our most sincere condolences to his wife Blanche and family for their loss, as they and the world grieves the loss of another musical icon that helped pioneered today’s R&B music. Billy will be truly missed. Please share you thought, messages and stories of Billy as we remember this legendary artist, family member and friend.”

Our thoughts are with Billy‘s loved ones during this time.

Michelle McNamara Dead - Wife of Patton Oswalt Passes Away at 46

Michelle McNamara, a crime writer and the wife of actor Patton Oswalt, has sadly died at the age of 46.

The writer and founder of the website True Crime Diary, passed away in her sleep in her Los Angeles home on Thursday night (April 21). No further details have been released regarding her passing.

Michelle‘s website covered both breaking stories and cold cases and she aimed to bring attention to cases that had not been publicized.

Michelle and Patton had been married in 2005 and welcomed their daughter Alice in 2009.

Our thoughts are with Michelle‘s family and friends at this difficult time.

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