KTLA mourns the sudden death of anchor Chris Burrous

KTLA mourns the sudden death of anchor Chris Burrous ,’My tears now are for your sweet little girl’

Less than 24 hours after beloved KTLA news anchor Chris Burrous was found unresponsive in a Glendale . Calif., motel, the 43-year-old’s colleagues are expressing shock and sadness at the tragic loss.

The longtime TV news personality had reportedly been an instrumental part of KTLA’s success since joining in 2011 .

leading the station’s weekend program alongside co-anchor Lynette Romero. In a touching Twitter post Friday morning, Romero shared a picture of the two from last weekend. “There are no words,”

Romero tweeted. “When we took this picture during our show I had no idea it would our last time together. You made me laugh until I cried. My tears now are for your sweet little girl,

Burrous, the son of a NASA engineer, had been married to his wife, Mai, for 15 years, and they have a 9-year-old daughter. In a tear-filled dispatch Friday morning, KTLA anchor Sara Welch called Burrous’

“They’re pouring in remembering Chris as someone who came into their homes every weekend morning, someone they woke up to.”

Welch read a tribute from viewer David Joseph Silver. “Chris was an amazing and unique broadcaster and he will be missed greatly.

I loved watching him go just a little too far and having Lynette have to reel him in. I cannot think of another news personality that had the great sense of humor that he did.

In another touching video, weekend meteorologist Liberte Chan called him a “master of live television” and said she’s devastated over the loss. “I miss him so much, and I’m sorry I don’t have the words to express exactly how I feel

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