‘The Wire’ Writer David Mills is Dead

Times-Picayune reports:

David Mills, a staff writer and co-executive producer of the upcoming HBO drama “Treme,” died of a brain aneurysm Tuesday in New Orleans, an HBO spokesman confirmed Wednesday morning.

A former newspaper feature writer, Mills went on to write for some of the finest TV dramas of the era, including “Homicide: Life on the Street,” “NYPD Blue,” “ER” and “The Wire.”

Mills was 49 years old.

Wow, what a loss.

Alan Sepinwall the TV critic for The Star-Ledger, remembers his friend on his blog.

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