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Actor Michael Showers, perhaps best known for his work as Captain John Guidry on the HBO series “Treme,” was found dead in the Mississippi River early Wednesday morning. He was 45 years old.

According to local New Orleans paper the Times-Picayune, authorities said a steamboat captain spotted a body floating in the water near the French Quarter around 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday. The body was recovered from the river at 11:45 a.m. and has been identified as Showers.

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