Celeb: Sherman Helmsley, "George" of the Jeffersons, is Dead
The El Paso, Texas Police Department has released a statement confirming that actor Sherman Hemsley was found dead in his home on Tuesday morning:
"The El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons (CAP) unit responded to an eastside residence Tuesday morning regarding a death unattended," the statement reads. "The preliminary investigation revealed that Sherman Hemsley was found at the residence without signs of life.
The exact cause of death is pending autopsy results. No foul play is suspected. Notification of next of kin was made by CAP detectives late Tuesday evening."
Hemsley had no spouse or children, so it is not apparent who his next of kin is.