Model Annalise Braakensiek found dead in Sydney apartment
Australian model and actor Annalise Braakensiek has sadly died at the age of 46.
Annalise was reportedly found in her Sydney apartment by police just after 3pm on Sunday.
Police and ambulance crews attended her Potts Point apartment after being contacted by friends and family over concerns for her welfare.
Police have confirmed that there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death and are preparing a report for the coroner.
Annalise was an ambassador for RUOK? Day and had previously opened up about her experience with depression, following the loss of two close friends to suicide.
Annalise starred in TV show Fat Pizza as well as episodes of Home & Away and Heartbreak High in the last 1990s.
Many people have been sending their thoughts to Annalise on social media, including her fellow actor and Fat Pizza costar Rob Shehadie.
So sad and gutted to hear about the passing of Annalise Braakensiek, she was an amazing person. I will always cherish the great memories we had on the set of Fat Pizza and on tour. God rest your soul Annalise 😔 pic.twitter.com/2BBXJhLGiZ— Rob Shehadie (@robshehadie) January 6, 2019
Our thoughts are with Annalise’s family during this difficult time.
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