Attorney Midwin Charles, a legal analyst for a number of cable news channels, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 47, her family announced in a statement.
“It is with a profoundly heavy heart and the deepest sadness that we announce the untimely passing of our beloved Midwin Charles,” a post on Ms Charles’ Twitter account reads.
The family did not provide a cause of death.
Ms Charles was a defence attorney and founder of her own firm, Midwin Charles & Associates.
Ms Charles also provided commentary on live trials as a legal contributor for CNN’s In Session.