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ABC7 photographer Artie Williams III dies, will be missed

Sunday, August 19, 2012
This photograph was taken recently as part of a day where Artie Williams III was talking to kids about his passion for being a photo-journalist and how much he loved his career in news. Artie died Saturday while diving in the waters off Catalina Island.

This photograph was taken recently as part of a day where Artie Williams III was talking to children about his passion for being a photo-journalist and how much he loved his career in news. He died Saturday while diving in the waters off Catalina Island. The exact cause of death is not yet known. (KABC Photo)

Beloved Eyewitness News family member and talented photographer Artie Williams III has died.

It was confirmed late Saturday night that Artie died while diving in the waters off Catalina Island on Saturday. The exact cause of death is not yet known.

Artie was a longtime member of Eyewitness News and loved his job. His big smile and bigger heart were a part of what made it so special to work with him.

Funeral arrangements are still pending. Our deepest condolences go out to Artie's family and to his ABC7 family as well.

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