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The Witcher Actress Mya-Lecia Naylor Dead at 16-Years-Old

Netflix's The Witcher actress Mya-Lecia Naylor suddenly passed away earlier this month at the age of 16.

The Witcher actress Mya-Lecia Naylor suddenly passed away earlier this month at the age of 16.

Naylor, who was known for her appearances on CBBC shows Millie Inbetween and Almost Never died on April 7. She died after she reportedly collapsed. Naylor was slated to appear in Netflix’s The Witcher.

CBBC issued a statement via the Almost Never Instagram post where they paid tribute to Naylor.

“We are so sorry to have to tell you that Mya-Lecia, who you will know from “Millie Inbetween” and “Almost Never,” has very sadly died. Mya-Lecia was a much loved part of the BBC Children’s family, and a hugely talented actress, singer and dancer. We will miss her enormously and we are sure that you will want to join us in sending all our love to her family and friends.”

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Our thoughts are with Mya-Lecia’s family, friends and everyone that loved her at this very sad time. RIP Mya-Lecia ❤️⁣ ⁣ Message from CBBC:⁣ ⁣ MYA-LECIA ⁣NAYLOR We are so sorry to have to tell you that Mya-Lecia, who you will know from “Millie Inbetween” and “Almost Never”, has very sadly died.  Mya-Lecia was a much loved part of the BBC Children’s family, and a hugely talented actress, singer and dancer.  We will miss her enormously and we are sure that you will want to join us in sending all our love to her family and friends. ⁣ ⁣ We know this news is very upsetting, and it may help to share how you are feeling with friends or a trusted adult. If you are struggling and there is no one you feel you can talk to about it, you can call @Childline_official on 0800 11 11.⁣ ⁣ You can also find an online condolence book on the CBBC website.

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Director of BBC’s Children’s Alice Webb honored Naylor, “She has shone so brightly on our screen, both in Millie Inbetween and Almost Never, and it’s unthinkable that she won’t be part of our journey going forward.”

Many others paid tribute to Naylor including Game of Thrones’ Nathalie Emmanuel.

It is unclear how she died.

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