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Comedian Charlie Murphy dead at 57

Comedian Charlie Murphy dead at 57

US comedian and actor Eddie Murphy's older brother, Charlie Murphy, has died of leukaemia at the age of 57. According to Charlie's manager, he died from leukaemia Wednesday morning in a New York City hospital, reported TMZ.

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