Radio One host Gavin Ford has been tragically found dead.
The Englishman died in his apartment on Tuesday from strangulation, according to reports.
The 65-year-old was found in his Broumana apartment, a town in the East of Beirut, his body severely bruised and covered in blood, with local reports confirming he has been murdered.
Ford was the host of radio show “Gavin Ford in the Morning” for over two decades
Further details have not been revealed.
Radio One Lebanon confirmed the death
Tributes are pouring in for the much-loved radio host across social media
I am shocked and deeply saddened by the death of Gavin Ford, one of Lebanon’s most popular morning breakfast hosts. The thoughts of all at the Embassy are with his family, friends and colleagues at this terribly difficult time. pic.twitter.com/BRzbyPoYUV
— Chris Rampling (@crampling) November 27, 2018
“Gavin Ford in the Morning” kept us company for 20 years
Very sad to hear the horrible news about the death of the British morning show host Gavin Ford on Radio One Lebanon in Beit Mery.
“Gavin Ford in the morning” has kept us company for the past 20 years with positive vibes and good music.
May Justice be served! pic.twitter.com/9i9lzL6PMU
— Samy Gemayel (@samygemayel) November 27, 2018
This is terrible, I am so sad. Gavin lived life to the full. RIP Gavin x my love and thoughts to all his dearest friends and family. https://t.co/cOaZZBF3pG
— Kimberley Leonard (@KimberleyeLeo) November 27, 2018
This is the second confirmed killing of a British national in Lebanon in less than a year
After an Uber driver confessed to the killing of British diplomat Rebecca Dyke in 2017.