ABC’s The Conners: What Crew Member Died?
“With heavy hearts we regret to confirm that a member of our technical crew suffered a fatal medical event today (March 18). He was a much loved member of The Conners and Roseanne families for over 25 years. As we remember our beloved colleague, we ask that you respect the privacy of his family and loved ones as they begin their grieving process.” The Conners‘ production company, Tom Werner’s Werner Entertainment, confirmed the news in the statement to Deadline.
While on a catwalk on Stage 22 at the CBS Studio Center, sound engineer/boom operator Terrel Richmond suffered a medical emergency on March 18th. Details of what happened and who passed away on the set were not released at first. The story of the crew member’s death was initially reported by TMZ. He was pronounced dead at the scene after studio paramedics were unsuccessful with resuscitation.
The Conners was wrapping up production on its current third season when the event occurred. The Season 3 finale, dedicated to Richmond, was shot on Friday.