Michelle McNamara

Michelle McNamara

Michelle McNamara dies in her sleep

Michelle McNamara, the crime writer who founded the website TrueCrimeDiary.com and the wife of popular comedian Patton Oswalt, died Thursday, her husband’s publicist confirmed.

The 46-year-old passed away in her sleep at her Los Angeles home.
“Her passing was a complete shock to her family and friends, who loved her dearly,” Kevin McLaughlin of Main Stage Public Relations told CNN on Saturday.
No cause of death was provided.

McNamara married Patton Oswalt in 2005, and they have a seven-year-old daughter named Alice. Oswalt spent most of Thursday tweeting about Prince’s passing, then silence through Friday until he shared The Hollywood Reporter’sobituary for his wife. Many celebrities are expressing their love for Oswalt, and memories of the lovely person McNamara was: