Psychic, bestselling author Sylvia Browne dies at 77

Psychic, bestselling author Sylvia Browne dies at 77

Psychic Sylvia Browne died at age 77 in San Jose, Calif., according to her website.

Browne regularly appeared on television and radio stations, including “Larry King Live” and “The Montel Williams Show.”

While beloved by many in the psychic community, Browne also had detractors. They included those critical of her remarks, on a 2004 episode of “The Montel Williams Show,” that then-missing Amanda Berry was dead — telling Berry’s mother she would next see her daughter “in heaven, on the other side.”

Browne’s Facebook page includes a September 10 posting stating, “If you are afraid to die, you will not fully live.” The final message came less than a month ago, on October 27, when Browne wrote, “My one prayer every morning that has carried me through my life is, ‘Hi God, it’s me again.’

“It doesn’t matter how you pray,” she added. “It can be just simply talking to God. Remember, God knows your heart and soul.”

Her website does not give a cause, but does say that Browne died at 7:10 a.m. Wednesday at Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, California.

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