Ice T Mourns The Death Of A Law & Order Production Member After COVID-19 Symptoms

Josh Wallwork, a crew member on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, has died from coronavirus-related complications. He worked in the costume and wardrobe department. Wallwork was 45. © Provided...

Josh Wallwork, a crew member on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, has died from coronavirus-related complications. He worked in the costume and wardrobe department. Wallwork was 45.

Mariska Hargitay, Ice-T standing in front of a building: Mariska Hargitay as Captain Olivia Benson and Ice T as Detective Odafin "Fin" Tutuola in season 21 of SVU . (Photo: Getty Images)

© Provided by Yahoo Entertainment US Mariska Hargitay as Captain Olivia Benson and Ice T as Detective Odafin “Fin” Tutuola in season 21 of SVU . (Photo: Getty Images)

The news was shared Thursday by Wallwork’s friend and then by SVU showrunner, Warren Leight. Wallwork had worked on the long-running crime drama since 2018. Leight tweeted, “We are heartbroken.”

Warren(Flatten the Curve) Leight@warrenleightTV

Very sad news today. One of our costumers, and a beautiful man, Josh Wallwork, passed away from complications of Covd-19. Cast and crew send love and prayers to his family and friends. We are heartbroken.

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Star Mariska Hargitay was quick to react on social media, writing, “I don’t think I ever saw him without a smile on his face. He brought love and kindness everywhere he went.”

Mariska Hargitay@Mariska

Heartbroken we are. I don’t think I ever saw him without a smile on his face. He brought love and kindness everywhere he went. Always ready with the joke. The SVU Corredor will never be the same.
We will miss you Josh. #ForeverInOurHearts https://twitter.com/warrenleightTV/status/1243195892150210560 …Warren(Flatten the Curve) Leight@warrenleightTVVery sad news today. One of our costumers, and a beautiful man, Josh Wallwork, passed away from complications of Covd-19. Cast and crew send love and prayers to his family and friends. We are heartbroken.3,9178:55 AM – Mar 26, 2020Twitter Ads info and privacy713 people are talking about this

Ice-T, who worked daily with Wallwork, added, “Pay attention people.”

ICE T@FINALLEVEL

I worked with Josh every day… MAN! Pay attention people. #SVU https://twitter.com/warrenleightTV/status/1243195892150210560 …Warren(Flatten the Curve) Leight@warrenleightTVVery sad news today. One of our costumers, and a beautiful man, Josh Wallwork, passed away from complications of Covd-19. Cast and crew send love and prayers to his family and friends. We are heartbroken.1,5978:27 AM – Mar 26, 2020Twitter Ads info and privacy286 people are talking about this

Norberto Barba, who has directed recent episodes of SVU, called Wallwork a “warm spirit.”

Warren(Flatten the Curve) Leight@warrenleightTV · Mar 26, 2020

Very sad news today. One of our costumers, and a beautiful man, Josh Wallwork, passed away from complications of Covd-19. Cast and crew send love and prayers to his family and friends. We are heartbroken.

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Norberto Barba@Orsonb63

Breaks my heart. He was a truly a warm spirit.638:22 AM – Mar 26, 2020Twitter Ads info and privacySee Norberto Barba’s other Tweets

Prior to joining SVU, Wallwork worked in the costume department on television shows BullMadam Secretary and The Get Down.

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SVU, which films in New York City, is one of the many productions that was ordered to shut down by NBCUniversal amid the coronavirus pandemic. The show is currently in its 21st season.

New York has become the epicenter of America’s coronavirus outbreak. Deaths in the state jumped to 385 on Thursday, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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