Staff Writer of “The Wire” and “Treme” Dies of Brain Aneurysm

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October 5, 2015

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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. He was 48.

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.”

“Treme” is currently in production in New Orleans and will have an April 11 premiere.

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