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TV star Des O’Connor dies aged 88

At the age of 88, entertainer and TV presenter ‘Des O’Connor’ has died after falling in his home.

The veteran entertainer was best known for presenting his self-titled show ‘The Des O’Connor Show’ and ‘Countdown’.

For the past few weeks, O’Connor had been in hospital after suffering his fall, where his condition slowly deteriorated according to his agent ‘Pat Lake-Smith’.

Des O’Connor, who passed away peacefully in his sleep, is survived by his wife Jodie Brooke Wilson, his son Adam and his four daughters Karin, TJ, Samantha and Kristina.

Tributes are being paid towards the TV star’s death.

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