Kim Cattrall's brother found dead after being reported missing

Kim Cattrall‘s brother, Christopher Cattrall, has been found dead just hours after she revealed that he was missing and posted a public plea for help.

“It is with great sadness that myself and my family announce the unexpected passing of our son and brother, Chris Cattrall,” the Sex and the City alum, 61, captioned an Instagram photo of herself and her brother on Sunday, February 4. “At this time we ask for privacy but we want to thank you all on social media for your outpouring of love and support in this trying time.”

Earlier in the day, the actress, who grew up in Canada, had posted a message asking for assistance in locating her brother, who disappeared from his home in Alberta on Tuesday, January 30.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police told CBC News on Sunday that Christopher’s body had been found and their investigation into his disappearance had concluded. Police said the death was not considered suspicious.

Cpl. Laurel Scotttold Global News that his body was located somewhere on his property on Sunday, but didn’t specify whether he was found inside or outside the house.

As previously reported, the Mannequin star posted a message on Sunday describing her sibling as “a one of a kind brother,” and adding that the 55-year-old’s keys, cell phone and wallet were left on the table in his home and his front door was unlocked.

“This is not like Chris,” she wrote. “He would never leave his unlocked home without those items nor his 7 beloved dogs.”

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LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 31: Kim Cattrall attends as Spectator Life magazine celebrates its third birthday at the Belgraves Hotel on March 31, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images)
WHISTLER, BC - DECEMBER 06: Actress Kim Cattrall attends the 'Signature Series: Tribute To Kim Cattrall' at Whistler Conference Centre at Whistler Film Festiival on December 6, 2014 in Whistler, Canada. (Photo by Andrew Chin/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 30: Kim Cattrall attends a champagne reception at the 60th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards at the London Palladium on November 30, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - JULY 17: Actress Kim Cattrall attends HBO Canada's New Original Series 'Sensitive Skin' PremiereÊat Scotiabank Theatre on July 17, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 23: Actress Kim Cattrall attends 'The Leftovers' premiere at NYU Skirball Center on June 23, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 09: Kim Cattrall attends the Museum Of The Moving Image 28th Annual Salute Honoring Kevin Spacey on April 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)
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