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Fans are in mourning this week after tragic news surfaced about actress and model Lisa Lynn Masters.

Masters was reportedly found dead in a Peru hotel room on Tuesday, Nov. 15, after she was on a modeling assignment earlier in the week. She was 52 years old.


According to Perú 12,  Masters was found by Nuevo Mundo Hotel staff at 11:50 p.m., hanged in her room closet.

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Anti-depressants and two letters describing her battle with mental health were also uncovered in Masters’ room, according to investigators.

Masters’ rise to fame included appearances on “Gossip Girl” and “Ugly Betty” She was also known for her roles on shows “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” and “Royal Pains.”

A GoFundMe page has been created to raise money to bring Masters’ body back to the U.S. and to help her husband, William Brooks, with funeral expenses.

“Our dear friend Lisa Masters passed away tragically and unexpectedly,” the GoFundMe post reads.

“Lisa’s genuine warmth, generosity and tenacious strength will be deeply missed. Lisa’s beloved husband William is shocked and grieving her sudden loss. In the midst of this mourning, William faces daunting financial challenges, including the substantial funeral and transport expenses for Lisa in and between Peru and the United States.”

Tragedy strikes the family, friends and fans of “Gossip Girl” actress Lisa Lynn Masters Twitter Screenshot / La Razón
Kamron Taylor About the author:
Kamron comes to Rare from Dayton Ohio where she was previously a food, culture and entertainment reporter for Cox Media Group Ohio. A Spelman College graduate, Kamron has also worked at CNN, WSB-TV in Atlanta, and Fox 2 News in St. Louis.
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