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Brett Cummins Resigns From KARK Following Bathtub Death of Friend

Brett Cummins, who was found asleep next to the body of a dead man wearing a dog collar last Monday, has resigned as meteorologist at Little Rock’s KARK.

Cummins announced his resignation through an attorney on Friday and KARK reported the news during its 10 p.m. newscast, with anchor Melissa Simas stating, “Brett Cummins’ tenure at Channel 4 has ended.”

Little Rock CBS-affiliate KTHV also covered the resignation during its 10 p.m. newscast Friday, as part of its ongoing coverage of the death of Cummins’s friend, 24-year-old Dexter Williams.

The police are still investigating what caused the death, although no criminal charges have been filed.  KARK’s full statement on Cummins’s resignation inside…

Meteorologist Brett Cummins’ tenure at Channel 4 has ended.

As of Friday afternoon, Brett no longer works at KARK.

Police are currently investigating the death of his friend Dexter Williams, 24, who was found dead in a hot tub Monday morning. Brett was at the home at the time of the death.

At this time, no criminal or civil charges have been filed in this case. [Via KARK]

Here’s our previous coverage of the incident…

Man Found Dead in Bathtub with KARK Meteorologist Brett Cummins

Rival Stations Cover KARK Meteorologist’s Role in Bathtub Death of 24-Year-Old

KARK Reports on Meteorologist’s Connection to Dead Body Found in Bathtub

Family Says Kid Found Dead with KARK Meteorologist Was ‘Easily Influenced’

KARK’s Brett Cummins on Bathtub Death of Friend: ‘It’s a Rough Time’

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