Information Anchor Discovered Useless in Lodge Room – ‘There Are No Phrases’

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A Los Angeles TV information anchor was discovered lifeless in a motel room Thursday in what police are investigating as a potential overdose.

Chris Burrous, 43, an anchor with KTLA, was discovered at a Days Inn in Glendale, California, in response to a name to authorities {that a} man within the room was probably not respiration, in response to a Glendale police assertion.

The assertion mentioned CPR was administered by first responders, however Burrous died after being transported to a hospital.

The incident was reported by a person who was with Burrous on the time, Glendale Police Sgt. Dan Suttles mentioned, in response to KTLA-TV.

The person, who Suttles mentioned “seems to be a good friend,” was making an attempt to help Burrous when first responders arrived.

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He stayed on the scene and “fairly actually did a superb job of making an attempt to render help,” Suttles mentioned.

Suttles mentioned these responding knew the sufferer “instantly, as a result of everyone is aware of Chris.”

First responders additionally administered CPR earlier than transporting Burrous to a hospital, the place he was later pronounced lifeless, officers mentioned.

The decision got here in as a potential overdose, Suttles mentioned.

“What we all know at this level is that the decision got here in as a medical emergency, and that’s the way it was dealt with,” he mentioned.

There was no indication of suicide, Suttles mentioned.

Burrous had been with KTLA since 2011.

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The station issued a press release from president and common supervisor Don Corsini and information director Jason Ball in response to the incident.

“Our ideas and prayers exit to the Burrous household,” the assertion mentioned. “Chris beloved sharing the tales of Southern California and connecting with our viewers. He will probably be remembered as a fantastic journalist and a beautiful good friend to many. He introduced a kindness to his work and will probably be deeply missed by all the KTLA household.”

Others had extra private recollections that have been shared.

“There are not any phrases. … You made me snigger till I cried,” KTLA reporter Lynette Romero tweeted. “My tears now are in your candy little lady, your spouse Mai and your pricey dad and mom. We’ll miss you so.”

Weekend leisure reporter Dayna Devon mentioned Burrous was “was heat, sort, humorous and he was a pricey good friend. I’m aching inside for his spouse and daughter.”

Weekend meteorologist Liberte Chan referred to as him “a grasp of dwell tv,” saying, “I’m sorry I don’t have the phrases to precise precisely how I really feel however he was greater than only a colleague, he was one in all my greatest buddies right here, and I’m simply so heartbroken over the lack of him.”

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