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John Henson, Muppets puppeteer, dead at 48

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The Jim Henson Company announced John's death on Facebook. The Jim Henson Company announced John's death on Facebook.
The son of "Muppets" creator Jim Henson has died, according to a post on the Jim Henson Company's Facebook page.

A post on Saturday said John Henson, 48, died "of a sudden massive heart attack on Friday, February 14" at his home. 

Henson is survived by two daughters, Katrina and Sydney, and his wife Gyongyi.  The Facebook post says a private service is being planned.

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