Ricky Clark Jr and Vivian Strong were charged with the lack of life of their one-month old infant son Caden William in February 2014. They accepted a plea deal for second degree murder.
Children of Bodom frontman and modern shred hero Alexi Laiho passed away in late 2020 after suffering from a variety of health issues over the years. The guitarist had battled a number of health problems including stomach ulcers and liver disease.
Ric Grech of the '70s punk band Family died at the age of 43 in 1990. A songwriter, he helped create U.K. hits like "Like Clockwork" and "I Don't Like Mondays" with his bandmates. He also co-founded Sire Records with manager Poli Palmer and worked as a record producer, signing acts like The Pretenders, Ice-T, Depeche Mode, and Echo & the Bunnymen.
Actor and comedian John Ritter died at the age of 79 in May 2021 after battling a long-term illness. He starred on numerous television shows and movies, including The Golden Girls, Cheers, and the sitcom Home Improvement. He was also a regular on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson from 1982 to 1985.
Chicago PD actress Vanessa Rojas (who plays Lt. Atwater) left the series after season 7. She was written out with very little explanation, though many fans assume it was due to behind-the-scenes drama or a narrative choice on the part of the writers. Her character crossed paths with Atwater in the final episode of the previous season and left fans wondering if she could have returned for a more prominent role.