Gamepolitics.com note's that a Rockstar developer, Joseph Howell, 35, has died.
According to his Moby Games bio, Howell was credited on a number of high-profile Rockstar titles, including Grand Theft Auto San Andreas as well as GTA III, GTA Vice City, and Manhunt.
Howell's obituary describes him as:
…a staunch defender of Civil Rights and Liberties especially for the underprivileged…
Howell leaves behind a wife and two children.