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'Treme' actor died from drowning: Report

Michael Showers

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Treme actor Michael Showers, who was found dead in the Mississippi River two days ago, died of drowning, autopsy results reveal.

Showers, who played Capt. John Guidry on the series, was found dead Wednesday in the French Quarter and reportedly showed no signs of trauma. Toxicology results are still pending.

Meanwhile, The Times-Picayune reports that Showers, 45, was suffering from depression and anxiety and was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in March.

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Originally posted August 26 2011 — 5:21 PM EDT

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