‘Laverne & Shirley’ Star Eddie Mekka Dies Aged 69

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Eddie Mekka, who famously played Carmine, on Laverne & Shirley has tragically passed away.

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Hearts are breaking all around the world.

As the entertainment industry and fans mourn the loss of a true star.

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Eddie was found dead at his home in Newhall, California.

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His body was found after concerned friends who hadn’t heard from the star in a few days called the police to check on him, TMZ reports.

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Eddie’s brother, Warren Mekjian, shared more infomation.

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Eddie had recently been hospitalized for blood clots and was struggling to walk. He also said that his brother’s death doesn’t seem to be suspicious.

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Our thoughts are with Eddie’s loved ones in this difficult time.

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Rest in peace, Eddie. Thank you for the laughs.

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