Amanda Davis, veteran Atlanta news anchor, dead at 62 after stroke

29 December, 2017, 01:11 | Author: Rita Burton
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While waiting for the flight, she suffered the stroke and was rushed to the hospital. According to reports by CBS 46, Davis was at the Atlanta airport when she suffered the stroke.

Just last week she shared a photo on Twitter of a bouquet of flowers she had been sent in the wake of her stepfather's death.

Davis had worked at CBS46 after moving there from WAGA-TV. "Our thoughts and prayers are with her loved ones during this hard time".

He said her colleagues were still struggling to deal with the news on Thursday.

Davis is survived by her mother and daughter.

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Davis joined CBS46 as a morning anchor in January.

On December 24, Davis posted a Christmas message on Facebook that read, "The first Christmas after you lose someone is hard".

However, Davis returned to work at CBS46 in January of this year, with the company releasing a statement following her death, which read: "Her family is asking for privacy at this hard time".

As news of Davis' death spread, people offered tributes on Twitter. While working at WAGA-TV, she interviewed Barack Obama.

- CHAN (@_ulove_chan) May 19, 2016Amanda Davis CBS46 anchor comes clean about her alcoholic addiction. She also opened up about her romantic life and why she was not married, explaining that a failed engagement had helped spark her alcoholism and depression. "Rest well", wrote one man. "Grew up with Amanda Davis". Said another: "Man... May Amanda Davis rest in power". On Wednesday, she passed away.

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