The Walking Dead actor Moses J. Moseley passed away at the age of 31.
According to TMZ, a family member told them that Moses’ family found his body on Wednesday in the Hudson Bridge area of Stockbridge, Georgia. An active investigation is ongoing to determine whether there was foul play or not.
Further, TMZ reported that his family hasn’t heard from the actor since Sunday last week. According to a family member, he died of a gunshot wound.
Moses became famous for his role as one of Michonne’s zombies on the hit AMC series. His rep, Tabatha Minchew, confirmed his death. According to her statement, “Moses was loved by so many, and loved his friends, family and his fans. He will be missed by so many, he was the light of your day when you were around him. He was always happy and excited about life.”
She also referred to Moseley as “not just a client but a best friend”. She added, “Everyone is still in shock and still trying to process what is happening.”
Aside from being a part of The Walking Dead, Moseley also appeared on Watchmen and Queen of the South. He was also a part of several films such as Joyful Noise, The Internship, and Attack of the Southern Fried Zombies.
After knowing of his passing, AMC took to Twitter and released a statement that read: “Our thoughts and prayers are with our #TWDFamily member Moses J. Moseley.”
On the other hand, many of his former castmates also paid tribute to him on social media. Jeremy Palko who portrayed Andy on The Walking Dead series shared on Twitter, “Heartbroken to hear of the passing of @MosesMoseley.”
He added,”Just an absolute kind and wonderful human being. You will be missed my friend.”
Meanwhile, actress Melissa McCowan took to Facebook and posted, “I can’t believe this. This is just devastating!”
“I can’t even imagine! My heart is broken. He was such as genuinely nice, caring guy, full of love and zest. I enjoyed hanging out and getting to know him on set and at various cons over the past 12 years!! A kind soul gone way to soon.”
The actress went on to ask fans to offer their prayers to Moseley’s family, writing that “they need all the prayers, love and support they can get right now.”