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TV presenter Kristian Digby found dead in London flat


Friend and co-presenter Dominic Littlewood said: "He was good to everybody"

The BBC television presenter Kristian Digby has been found dead at his flat in east London, police have said.

The 32-year-old presenter was best known for the BBC One property programme To Buy or Not To Buy.

Mr Digby was pronounced dead at the scene when ambulance services arrived at his flat in Richford Road, Newham, on Monday morning.

Police sources described the circumstances surrounding his death on Monday morning as "unexplained".

His body was found at about 0745 GMT on Monday. His next of kin have been informed.

'Talented presenter'

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: "Police were called to reports of a body of a man in his 30s found at an address in Richford Road, E15.

"Ambulance services attended and life was pronounced extinct."

The property expert, who was born into a family of property developers and worked in several property shows including Double Agents, Living In The Sun, House Swap and Buy It, Sell It, Bank It, was also a film director.

He was a lovely guy and a very talented presenter and director
Jo Wander
Kristian Digby's agent

His short film Last Train to Demise won the Melbourne Film Festival Best Student Film in 1998 and Words of Deception won him a junior Bafta in 1997.

A spokesman for the BBC 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."

Mr Digby's agent and friend 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."

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