When the former model was cast as Yaya in the 2022 movie Triangle of Sadness, starring Harris Dickinson and Woody Harrelson, she won praise from critics. The film eventually won the Palme d’Or. Dean announced the movie’s significant victory at the Cannes Film Festival on Instagram in May.
According to a representative for the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner, the Black Lightning actress Chalbi Dean passed away on Wednesday, December 21 from bacterial sepsis, and her death was classified as an accident. Dean passed suddenly in New York City due to an unforeseen illness.
After passing away suddenly, in August, at the age of 32, her cause of death has been made known.
Bacterial sepsis is described as a “life-threatening condition that develops when the body responds to an infection that damages its tissues and organs,” according to the National Library of Medicine. The sepsis itself “is caused by conditions that endanger the functional integrity of the host, such as microbial invasion.”