'Treme' Star Michael Showers Found Dead In Mississippi River.

Thu, August 25, 2011 2:18pm EDT by Add first Comment

The 45-year-old actor’s body was pulled out of the water near the French Quarter in New Orleans. How sad.

Treme star Michael Showers was found dead in the Mississippi River on  Aug. 25, Fox News reports.

Michael played a cop on the HBO drama, incidentally set in New Orleans, where his body was spotted by a steamboat captain.