Rescuers are still searching tonight for a man in Florida who fell into a 20-foot deep sinkhole that opened up beneath his home while he was sleeping in his bed. His brother said he tried to get him out after hearing screams, but was unable to help him.
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The news was announced on Instagram by director Spike Lee who described him as a "dear friend" and "a great actor".
In a statement the pair said they remained "great friends" and "will continue to support each other".
The comedian has handed over a not-for-profit cafe he opened last year to a charity that helps ex-prisoners and recovering addicts.