Charlie Murphy’s Family Speaks Out: Our hearts are heavy.

Charlie Murphy's Family Speaks Out: Our hearts are heavy.

Charlie Murphy

Charlie Murphy’s Family Speaks Out

Charlie Murphy’s family has released a statement, addressing the untimely death of the comedian. The statement reads,

Our hearts are heavy with the loss today of our son, brother, father, uncle and friend Charlie. Charlie filled our family with love and laughter and there won’t be a day that goes by that his presence will not be missed. Thank you for the outpouring of condolences and prayers. We respectfully ask for privacy during this time of great loss for all of us.

Celebrities have taken to social media, sharing their condolences.

I loved him!!! He was my brother!!! Rest in Paradise @therealcharliemurphy #Family

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As previously reported, Murphy died from leukemia on Wednesday (April 12th). He was 57.

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Authored by: Kellie Williams