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Patton Oswalt's wife Michelle McNamara dies at 46

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Karen Butler
Actor Patton Oswalt, the voice of Remy in the Pixar animated motion picture Ratatouille, attends the premiere of the film with his wife Michelle McNamara in Los Angeles on June 22, 2007. File photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Actor Patton Oswalt, the voice of Remy in the Pixar animated motion picture "Ratatouille," attends the premiere of the film with his wife Michelle McNamara in Los Angeles on June 22, 2007. File photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

NEW YORK, April 23 (UPI) -- Patton Oswalt's publicist confirmed the actor and comedian's wife Michelle McNamara -- creator of the True Crime Diary website and podcast -- died unexpectedly at the age of 46.

Kevin McLaughlin of Main Stage Public Relations told the New York Daily News Friday McNamara died in her sleep Thursday.

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{i:Entertainment Tonight} said the writer died at the couple's home in Los Angeles.

The cause has not been disclosed.

McLaughlin described McNamara's death "as a complete shock to her family and friends, who loved her dearly."

McNamara married the 47-year-old King of Queens alum in 2005. They have a 7-year-old daughter named Alice.

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