” actress DuShon Monique Brown
, who died in March at age 49, died of a blood infection, the Cook County, Illinois medical examiner’s office told TheWrap
According to the medical examiner, Brown’s immediate cause of death was sepsis, though the origin of the blood infection is unknown.
Hypertensive cardiovascular disease and obesity were also contributing factors in Brown’s death, the medical examiner’s office added.
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Brown died just after noon on Friday, March 23 at St. James Olympia Field Hospital in Chicago. TMZ, citing anonymous sources, reported that Brown had admitted herself to a Chicago hospital for tests after suffering chest pains earlier in the week.
“We are very sad to announce the untimely death of beloved Chicago actress DuShon Monique Brown,” Brown’s manager, Robert Schroeder
, said at the time. “DuShon, most affectionately