Gavin Ford dead: Radio host ‘murdered’ in Lebanon

Radio host Gavin Ford has been found dead at his home in Lebanon – and police suspect he was murdered.

The host of a popular morning radio show in the Mediterranean country was discovered dead in his house.

Britain’s ambassador to Lebanon, Chris Rampling, said that he was "shocked and deeply saddened" by Ford’s death, describing him as "one of Lebanon’s most popular morning breakfast hosts."

A spokesperson at the British embassy in Lebanon said: “We are in contact with the Lebanese authorities following reports of the death of a British man in Beirut, and our staff are providing assistance to his family.”

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