Midwin Charles, attorney and legal analyst for CNN, MSNBC and other cable outlets, died Tuesday at the age of 47, her family announced.
“It is with a profoundly heavy heart and the deepest sadness that we announce the untimely passing of our beloved Midwin Charles,” her family wrote on Twitter. They did not provide a cause for Charles’s death.
— Midwin Charles, Esq. (@MidwinCharles) April 7, 2021
Charles was a defense attorney and the founder of the law firm Midwin Charles & Associates. She contributed to Essence Magazine and was a commentator on CNN, HLN, MSNBC, Bloomberg TV and other media outlets, according to her website. In addition, she was a CNN legal contributor for “In Session” offering legal commentary for live trials.
Media friends and colleagues of Charles took to Twitter to express their grief at the news of her death:
Midwin was my friend. We worked together on In Session/Court TV. She was a brilliant beautiful legal mind. I will miss her and am praying for her family and especially for her mother whom she adored and spoke of so often. Rest my dear friend. 🙏🏽 https://t.co/oS60BDC4pV
— Sunny Hostin (@sunny) April 7, 2021
This is simply devastating. Midwin was such a wonderful, brilliant, kind, and beautiful soul. Our hearts are broken. https://t.co/tcAE6C3yJO
— Marc Lamont Hill (@marclamonthill) April 7, 2021
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