“NELSAN ELLIS ‘TRUE BLOOD’ STAR DIES AT 39”
Nelsan Ellis known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds on True Blood passed away after complications with heart failure on July 8. Ellis was 39 years old. He is survived by his son, Breon, and seven siblings: Lakeeia Thomson, Tommie Lee Thompson, Babon Ellis, Maurice Turne, Tianna Thompson, Shaentika Beard and Yvonne Ellis. Our heart goes out to his Family at this difficult time.