Tisha Taylor Murphy, the wife of comedian and actor Charlie Murphy, passed away last night in the couple's home in New Jersey according to reports from mediatakeout.com.
According to the report, Tisha had been battling cancer for over a year.
The family's publicist released the following statement according to reports:
Tisha Taylor Murphy, wife of comedian and actor Charlie Murphy, passed away peacefully on Sunday, with family at her side after facing the challenges of cancer for the past two years. The Murphy Family appreciates all the support they have received from friends and fans and requests privacy during this very difficult time.
Charlie is the older brother of actor and comedian Eddie Murphy.