KONA, Hawaii ( KTLA) -- Homicide detectives are investigating the death of TV writer and producer Aron Abrams, who was found dead Christmas morning in a luxury hotel on Hawaii's Kona island.
Police on the Big Island say the 50 year old writer/producer from Los Angeles was found at the Fairmont Orchid Hawaii Hotel on the Kohala Coast.
An autopsy is set for Friday.
Nominated for a WGA award for "Everybody Hates Chris," Abrams was also a writer and producer on "Grounded for Life" and "3rd Rock From the Sun."
He was a consulting producer of the long-running animated Fox series "King of the Hill."
His first showbiz gig came when he co-wrote a script for Dino De Laurentiis with his brother, Ian Abrams, "Presumed Impotent."
After teaming with his brother on several other projects for De Laurentiis, Abrams began landing sitcom gigs.
Raised in Emerson, N.J.. he attended Oberlin and Connecticut College.
He is survived by his wife, Lynn; two daughters; and niece Rachel Abrams who is a Variety reporter.
TV Producer Aron Abrams Found Dead in Hawaiian Hotel
Worked on such shows as "King of the Hill" and "Everybody Hates Chris."
Aron Abrams was found in a luxury hotel on Hawaii's Big Island.
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