Alicia Witt’s parents were discovered dead inside their Worcester home Monday after she asked a cousin to check on them.
Witt stated that she hadn’t heard from her parents, Robert and Diane Witt, in several days and asked her cousin to check on them at their Sussex Lane home.
“Unfortunately, the outcome was unthinkable,” she said in a statement. “I request some privacy at this time to grieve and process this unexpected turn of events and loss.”
“I can confirm that police were dispatched to the residence and discovered a male and a female deceased,” Worcester police spokesman Lt. Sean Murtha said on Tuesday. There were no indications of wrongdoing. It’s being looked into.”
Alicia Witt began her career as a young actress in the original “Dune” film, which was later remade. According to her IMDb bio, she is also an accomplished singer/songwriter and classically trained pianist who has opened for Ben Folds Five, Jimmy Webb, and John Fullbright.
She has appeared on television, Broadway, and in numerous films, where her abilities as a pianist have been incorporated into her roles.
She has 132k followers on her Instagram and she is also a YouTuber.