BBC News reports that popular MTV host and model Sam Sarpong has died after falling from a bridge in in California. He was 40 years old.
The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office said the case was being investigated as a possible suicide but the cause of death would not be determined till the results of a toxicology test are released.
Sam was also the older brother of British TV presenter June Sarpong.
In a statement, his family said:
“It is with great sadness that the family of Samuel Sarpong Jr. must share the news that Sam has passed away.
“The circumstances surrounding his death are currently under investigation and no additional details are known at this time.
“The family appreciates the thoughts prayers and other expressions of sympathy, and request their privacy be respected at this extremely difficult time.”
Rest In Peace Sam Sarpong.
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