LIMA, Peru (CBS SF/AP) — An American actress who appeared in episodes of ABC’s “Nashville” and Netflix’ “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” has been found dead in her hotel room in Peru’s capital.
Police said Thursday they are investigating a possible suicide after Lisa Lynn Masters was discovered hanging in her hotel room’s closet. Antidepressants and instructions on her cellphone for contacting her family in the U.S. were also found.READ MORE: Antioch Teen Fatally Wounded In Saturday Night Shooting; Angry Crowd Confronts Police
Her manager in New York, Christopher Silveri, confirmed the death on Friday. He said that “we hope those who have had the pleasure of knowing her will see how brightly she shined and will find that light within themselves.”
The 52-year-old actress and model was in Lima for a photo shoot paid for by a cosmetic company.READ MORE: 'The Father Is A Hero'; Oakland Man, 1-Year-Old Daughter Die In Horrific Arson Fire
Raised in Asheville, North Carolina, Masters also appeared in a few episodes of various “Law and Order” shows as well as “Gossip Girl” and “Ugly Betty.” A crowdfunding site in her memory has already raised $35,000.MORE NEWS: Video: Solano County Sheriff's K9 Subdues Suspect Fleeing On Foot After High-Speed Pursuit
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