Memphis Weatherman Found Dead in His Home

WPTY Chief Meteorologist Mark Walden was found dead in his home over the Weekend.


The station says that according to officials, Mark died in his home over the weekend from apparent natural causes.

Word is that Walden went home sick on Friday.

Walden joined the Memphis station in 1999.

He was highly respected among his colleagues as a gifted meteorologist with a passion for weather, and keeping our community safe and informed. Mark also proudly served with numerous charitable organizations.

He leaves behind his beloved wife, stepdaughter and son.

He was 38 years old.