DEFENCE attorney and CNN legal analyst Midwin Charles died at the age of 47.
The tragic news of her death was announced by her family on her Twitter and Instagram accounts on April 6, 2021.
Who was Midwin Charles?
Midwin Charles was a CNN and MSNBC legal analyst who was born on July 1973 and raised in Brooklyn.
After graduating from Syracuse University, Charles received her law degree from American University,where she was an articles editor for the American University Law Review.
She was the founder of the successful law firm Midwin Charles & Associates LLC.
She had a prestigious legal career serving as a research fellow at Harvard Law School and checking for the U.S Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
She also used to be a regular commentator for television shows and networks including CNN, MSNBC, The Wendy Williams Show and a contributor for Essence Magazine.
She worked for CNN as a legal contributor for In Session, providing legal commentary for live trials.
According to the Haitian Roundtable, Charles was also a guest host for the radio program Express Yourself on New York’s 107.5 WBLS and SIRIUS XM Radio.
She was the author of Infinite Possibilities of the Law Degree.
Charles was also an active member of Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network and The Haitian Roundtable.
Charles has lectured at Syracuse University, written for The Huffington Post and was a frequent speaker at the Urban Assembly School for Law & Justice in Brooklyn, New York.
What was Midwin Charles' cause of death?
The tragic news of her death was announced by her family on her Twitter and Instagram accounts.
The post reads: "It is with a profoundly heavy heart and the deepest sadness that we announce the untimely passing of our beloved Midwin Charles.
"She was known to many as a legal commentator on television but to us, she was a devoted daughter, sister, aunt, niece and cousin.
"Our lives are forever changed and we will miss her for a lifetime. The family thanks you in advance for your love and prayers.
"Please allow the family time to grieve. The Family of Midwin Charles."
The cause of her death was not revealed.
Following the tragic announcement, many of Charle's paid tribute to her on Twitter.
Temple University and Host of BET News Marc Lamont Hill said: "This is simply devastating.
"Midwin was such a wonderful, brilliant, kind, and beautiful soul. Our hearts are broken."
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