Actress Kim Cattrall's missing brother found dead

Actress Kim Cattrall has appealed to her fans to help find her younger brother who has been missing from his home for five days. PHOTO: AFP

MONTREAL (AFP) - Sex And The City star Kim Cattrall and Canadian police say her missing brother has been found dead.

The actress had earlier asked for help in finding Christopher.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said he was found dead on his rural property, with preliminary information indicating that "his death is not being considered suspicious".

Cattrall had appealed to her fans for help, saying that her younger brother had been missing from his home in Canada's Alberta province for five days.

"Missing! This is my brother Christopher Cattrall or Chris as we call him," she wrote in an Instagram post that accompanied a picture of the 55-year-old, sporting a short haircut and a black sports-style jersey.

She added that he had not been seen since Jan 30, and that he had left his keys, cellphone and wallet on the table of his home in the town of Lacombe, while the front door was unlocked.

"This is not like Chris. He... would never leave his unlocked home without those items nor his seven beloved dogs," she wrote.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police also tweeted an alert on Sunday.

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