'King of the Hill' Writer-Producer Found Dead in Hawaii

Hawaii police are investigating the death of Aron Abrams, a writer-producer of shows including King of the Hill, who was found dead in a hotel room Christmas Day.

Abrams, 50, was found at the Fairmont Orchid Hawaii hotel on the Big Island at 7:45 a.m. Dec. 25 after police and emergency personnel were summoned. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday.

Abrams wrote two episodes of Hill and last year served as consulting producer.

He also was a writer and co-executive producer on Everybody Hates Chris from 2005-06. Other credits include Grounded for Life and 3rd Rock From the Sun.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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