LACOMBE, Alta. — “Sex and the City” star Kim Cattrall says on social media that her brother Chris has died.
The actress tweeted Sunday afternoon that she and her family were announcing the “unexpected passing” of Christopher Cattrall, who police in Alberta had said was missing.
It is with great sadness that myself and my family announce the unexpected passing of our son and brother, Chris Cattrall. 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. pic.twitter.com/n4dQAMrTvS
— Kim Cattrall (@KimCattrall) February 4, 2018
Cattrall says her family is asking for privacy, while also expressing gratitude to those on social media for their “outpouring of love and support in this trying time.”
RCMP had said the 55-year-old was last heard from on Tuesday, and was believed to have been at his home on a rural property in Lacombe, Alta., at the time.
Police now say in a news release that Cattrall’s body has been found on that property, and that preliminary information indicates his death is not suspicious.
Kim Cattrall had said in an earlier Instagram post that her brother’s keys, cellphone and wallet were left on a table in the house, and his front door was unlocked and his seven dogs were left alone.
Police did not confirm those details.
MISSING! This is my brother Christopher Cattrall or Chris as we call him. He has been missing since Tuesday, January the 30th from his home in Lacombe, Alberta Canada. His keys, cell phone,& wallet left on the table and his front door unlocked. This is not like Chris. He he would never leave his unlocked home without those items nor his 7 beloved dogs. Chris is 55 years old, 6 feet tall, 200 pounds, blue eyes, short brown hair, goatee, average build & usually wearing a waist length hooded winter coat with black gloves, blue jeans and calf high black winter boots. If you’ve seen Chris contact Blackfalds RCMP at 403 885 3300 He’s a one of a kind brother. Help us bring him home safe. Please spread the world. Many thanks for reading this. Kim #centralalberta #blackfalds #reddeeralberta