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'3rd Rock From Sun' Producer Found Dead in Hotel Room

The farimont orchid Hotel, where Abrams' body was found.

The farimont orchid Hotel, where Abrams' body was found.

Police in Hawaii are investigating the death of a Los Angeles writer and producer who was found in a hotel room.

Big Island police say 50-year-old Aron Abrams was found dead Christmas morning at the Fairmont Orchid Hawaii hotel on the Kohala Coast. An autopsy is set for Friday.

The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reported that Abrams was a writer and co-executive producer of "Everybody Hates Chris," starring Chris Rock.

He also was a supervising producer of "Grounded for Life," co-producer of "3rd Rock from the Sun," and a consulting producer of the long-running animated Fox series "King of the Hill."

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