Gay BBC Presenter Found Dead

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Kristian Digby has been found dead at his home.

Police have said the circumstances of the BBC daytime television presenter’s death were “unexplained”. He was pronounced dead at the scene when ambulance services arrived at his property in Newham, east London.

Friends reacted with shock, saying the 32-year-old was a “lovely guy” who brought a “real sense of energy and warmth to all the shows he presented”.

Digby’s agent Jo Wander said: “I am devastated by the loss. He was a lovely guy and a very talented presenter and director. I will miss him hugely and my thoughts at this time are with his family and his many friends. He will be sorely missed.”

Newham CID was investigating the “unexplained” circumstances, a police source added.

Digby presented the BBC’s Holiday Show and was the series director on The Million Pound Property Experiment for BBC Two. He also worked on a string of shows including Double Agents, Living In The Sun, House Swap and Buy It, Sell It, Bank It.

A BBC spokesman said: “Kristian was a much-loved and talented presenter for BBC Daytime. He brought a real sense of energy and warmth to all the shows he presented for us and will be sorely missed. Our thoughts are with his family at this very difficult time.”