'Treme' Actor Michael Showers Found Dead in Mississippi River

By Lauren Gerber on
Actor Michael Showers, who played a New Orleans homicide captain on HBO drama Treme, was found dead in the Mississippi River Wednesday morning. He was 45. Michael Showers via HBO The actor's body was first seen floating in the river near New Orleans' French Quarter by a steamboat captain. Authorities said Showers appeared to have been dead for about two days. No official cause of death has been determined. Treme portrays the struggle of New Orleans' residents trying to rebuild their lives in...Read Full Story