Heflin died on Nov. 15, his wife of 40 years Jan Evans posted in a statement on Facebook. Evans did not specify the cause of death but said that it was not related to the coronavirus and that he went peacefully with his family by his side. Saturday would have been his 68th birthday.
“Lance was special to each of us in his own way, bringing joy and laughter to our lives,” Evans wrote. “His work ethic and ability to remain calm in the most difficult situations were his hallmark, but to his family, he was the person who helped ground us.”
Heflin was an executive producer on “America’s Most Wanted” for 20 years and is credited on 423 episodes dating back to 1989, helping to make the show one of the longest-running in American history with over 1000 episodes