Gavin Ford: British radio host found useless at home in Lebanon

Briton Gavin Ford, who hosted a popular show for the station Radio One in Lebanon, has been found dead at his home in the country, 26 January 2017 Symbol copyright AFP/Getty Photographs Symbol caption Gavin Ford, who lived in Lebanon for greater than 20 years, hosted a popular radio show

A British radio host who presented a well-liked breakfast display in Lebanon has been discovered dead at his house, local media report.

The body of Gavin Ford, who joined the Lebanese station Radio One in 1995, used to be found out on Tuesday within the town of Beit Meri, east of the capital Beirut.

The reason for his death is uncertain and police have launched an research.

“we are heartbroken to announce the passing of our pricey Gavin Ford,” Radio One wrote in a social media put up.

Mr Ford’s show, Gavin Ford within the Morning, changed into popular with the station’s listeners, who began posting tributes on social media describing him as a “brilliant big name” with an “enticing charismatic voice” following information of his demise.

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Body Of Workers at Radio One reportedly alerted the government when they had been not able to touch Mr Ford when he didn’t happen at work, in step with the Lebanese newspaper An-Nahar.

Mr Ford studied on the National Broadcasting College in London earlier than occurring to offer a breakfast display on Radio Caroline, an offshore station in the UNITED KINGDOM broadcast from a ship.

In an attempt to escape the “consistent storms”, he later found paintings with stations in France and Cyprus, sooner than transferring to Lebanon, where his breakfast show was once stated to were the country’s hottest because 1996.

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