‘Praks and Recreation’ producer Harris Wittels found dead

Los Angeles, PTI | Updated : 20 February 2015, 08:51 PM

Harris Wittels, the executive producer on TV series ‘Parks and Recreation’, has been found dead at his home.

The 30-year-old writer-comedian died yesterday from an apparent overdose, reported TMZ.

Wittels, who was vocal about his battle with drug addiction and sought treatment in rehab twice, also wrote and produced for comedies ‘Eastbound and Down’ and ‘The Sarah Silverman Program’.

According to law enforcement, Wittels was found dead on his couch and there was drug paraphernalia found in the home.

Wittels died a week before the series finale of ‘Parks and Rereation’.

First Published: Friday, February 20, 2015 08:41 PM
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