CNN’s Don Lemon morns death of sister, L’Tanya Lemon Grimes

CNN anchor Don Lemon is in morning after the death of his sister, L’Tanya Lemon Grimes, on Wednesday (Jan. 31).

Don Lemon

Lemon Grimes reportedly drowned after falling into a neighborhood pond. The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office does not suspect foul play, telling the Times-Picayune the drowning appeared to be accidental.

Lemon Grimes’ family released a statement asking for privacy,

“Our family has suffered the tragic loss of L’Tanya ‘Leisa’ Lemon Grimes and we are leaning on each other for strength at this time. We appreciate privacy as we grieve the loss of our loved one.”

Don Lemon thanked fans for their condolences and prayers, remembering his sister as his “partner in crime growing up” who “always had my back.”

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