Chris Cattrall, the brother of actress Kim Cattrall, has been found dead after he had been reported missing for almost a week, in Canada. The actress shared the sad news on Instagram.

“It is with great sadness that myself and my family announce the unexpected passing of our son and brother, Chris Cattrall”, wrote Kim Cattrall on Instagram, captioning a photo of her and her brother. She added: “At this time we ask for privacy but we want to thank you all on social media for your outpouring of love and support in this trying time.

 

Chris Cattrall had been missing since last Tuesday, from his home in Lacombe, Alberta Canada. His disappearance was bizarre, since he left without his keys and mobile phone and his front door was lef unlocked.

Cattrall posted a photo of her brother one day prior to announcing he was dead. In the post, she had reported him missing, adding: “This is not like Chris. He he would never leave his unlocked home without those items nor his 7 beloved dogs.” She gave information on his height, looks and clothes he was probably wearing. “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.” She asked anybody who might have seen him to give the information to Blackfalds RCMP.

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

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No other information is available at this point regarding the finding of Chris Cattrall, the circumstances of his death, or the cause of death.

Kim Cattrall, 61, is best known for her role as Samantha Jones on the HBO romantic comedy series Sex and the City. She has also appeared on the movies Sex and the City (2008) and Sex and the City 2 (2010).