WBZ Newscaster Jim Mitchell Dead At 58
June 5, 2008 at 5:45 AM (PT)
Longtime BOSTON area radio personality and Warner store owner JIM MITCHELL was found dead yesterday morning inside the bookstore he co-owned with his sister, reports THE UNION-LEADER. MITCHELL, 58, served for the last decade as a weekend news anchor for CBS News-Talk WBZ-A/BOSTON.
"We had a call this morning from his sister," said WBZ-A news director PETER CASEY. "JIM apparently collapsed in the store sometime between 8 and 9:15a." CASEY described MITCHELL as a "good man, a good friend and a good broadcaster." In addition to his sister, MITCHELL is survived by a brother, ARTHUR, and several nieces and nephews, CASEY said.