Missing brother of Canadian star Kim Cattrall found dead in Alberta

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      A search for the missing brother of a star from TV series Sex in the City and Sensitive Skin has ended with a tragic discovery. 

      Christopher Cattrall, the brother of British-Canadian actor Kim Cattrall, had been reported missing in Alberta on February 3.

      The RCMP stated in a news release that the 55-year-old man had been missing from his home in Blackfalds, in Lacombe County, Alberta, since January 30.

      On Instagram, the 61-year-old Kim Cattrall, had posted a plea for help in locating her brother. She stated that there were several things that were out of character for him: his keys, wallet, and cellphone were left in the house; his front door was unlocked; and his seven dogs were also left alone.

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      MISSING! This is my brother Christopher Cattrall or Chris as we call him. He has been missing since Tuesday, January the 30th from his home in Lacombe, Alberta Canada. His keys, cell phone,& wallet left on the table and his front door unlocked. This is not like Chris. He he would never leave his unlocked home without those items nor his 7 beloved dogs. Chris is 55 years old, 6 feet tall, 200 pounds, blue eyes, short brown hair, goatee, average build & usually wearing a waist length hooded winter coat with black gloves, blue jeans and calf high black winter boots. If you’ve seen Chris contact Blackfalds RCMP at 403 885 3300 He’s a one of a kind brother. Help us bring him home safe. Please spread the world. Many thanks for reading this. Kim #centralalberta #blackfalds #reddeeralberta

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      Alberta RCMP confirmed he was found dead on February 4.

      Kim Cattrall also posted a message on social media to express her and her family's sadness about her brother's death and to thank everyone for their support.

      RCMP told media that his death is not considered suspicious but did not provide further details.

      Just prior to Christopher Cattrall's disappearance, Kim Cattrall had posted an image on February 2 of her with her father, Dennis William Cattrall, who died on February 2, 2012.