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CSI:NY Loses Cast Member

New York City : NY : USA | Jul 13, 2010 at 11:21 PM PDT
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After six years as CSI Detective Stella Bonosera, Melina Kanakaredes is leaving the crima drama "CSI:NY". In her statement Melina gave no reason for the departure only that she made some amazing and lifelong friends from the show.

Melina is only the second starring cast member to leave the show. In season two Vanessa Ferlito who played Detective Aiden Burn left and was later killed in the show. Burn left to be closer to family. Burn was replaced by Anna Belkamp who plays Montana transplant Lyndsey Monroe Messer.

CBS has announced that Emmy and Gold Globe Award winner Sela Ward will replace the departing Melina. Ward will play an experienced investigator from Washington DC.

Sherrill Fulghum is based in Niagara Falls, New York, United States of America, and is an Anchor on Allvoices.
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