BREAKING: Billy Mays Found Dead

TV pitchman Billy Mays was found dead today in his home in Tampa, Florida early this morning. According to the Tampa Police Department, the 50-year-old TV pitchman was found unresponsive by his wife Deborah at 7:45 AM.

There are reports that Mays had just returned from Philadelphia, where he shot a new Oxiclean commercial.

Billy’s wife Deborah just released the following statement:

Although Billy lived a public life, we don’t anticipate making any public statements over the next couple of days. Our family asks that you respect our privacy during these difficult times.