Chris Cattrall, brother of Sex and the City actress Kim Cattrall, found dead

Actress Kim Cattrall announced on Twitter today that the search for her missing brother Christopher has come to a sad conclusion.

“It is with great sadness that myself and my family announce the unexpected passing of our son and brother, Chris Cattrall,” wrote Cattrall on her Twitter account.

“At this time we ask for privacy. We want to thank you all on social media for your outpouring of love and support in this trying time.

Chris, who was 55, had gone missing from his home in Lacombe, Alta. on Jan. 30.

According to an earlier social media post from Kim, Chris’s keys, cellphone, and wallet were left on a table in his house. The door was reportedly unlocked and his dogs were inside.

Kim had taken to social media earlier on Sunday, Feb. 4 to issue a plea to help locate her missing sibling.

The Cattralls lived for portions of their childhood in Courtenay. Kim is best known for playing Samantha Jones on the HBO romantic comedy series Sex and the City.

In 2014, she bought a house in the Comox Valley, south of Courtenay along the east coast of Vancouver Island.

Just Posted

Saratoga Speedway celebrates its 50th opening night of racing May 5

In 1968 the central Vancouver Island communities and business came together to… Continue reading

Cumberland May Day Bean Dinner planned

Labour Minister Harry Bains as guest speaker at annual event

Draft plan for Union Bay coal hills remediation to be submitted this spring

West Fraser Mills is paying for the installation of an engineered membrane

Crowdfunding page created for family of Comox Valley man killed in Peru

A GoFundMe page has been created for the family of Sebastian Woodroffe,… Continue reading

Comox Valley’s living wage sees four per cent increase from 2017 – report

Advocacy groups say the Valley’s inflation rate was nearly double the provincial average

Canadian musician duets with ancestral Indigenous voices on debut album

Toronto’s Jeremy Dutcher has mixed his operatic tenor with his Wolastoq First Nation roots

Dr. LipJob ordered to stop doing botox and other medical procedures

Rajdeep Kaur Khakh ordered to stop unlawful practice of medicine

B.C. to prevent for-profit blood, plasma collection

Voluntary Blood Donations Act would make it illegal to pay for blood, plasma donations

Bill Cosby guilty in sexual assault case

Comedian convicted of drugging and molesting a woman

B.C. legislates recreational marijuana sales

Age limit 19, province retains wholesale cannabis monopoly

COLUMN: Stanley Cup playoff second-round predictions

Sidney Crosby and the Penguins continue their quest for their third straight Stanley Cup

B.C. seeks court ruling on new pipeline regulations

Province wants to require permits for any new bitumen transport

Former child watchdog to head UBC centre on residential schools

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond to lead university’s Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre

Most Read