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MTV STAR SAM SARPONG DIES AGED 40

THURSDAY 29TH OCTOBER 2015

The MTV star Sam Sarpong died Monday after falling from a bridge in southern California. Police in Pasadena spent seven hours attempting to talk the 40-year-old star down from the ledge.

The brother of Loose Women star June Sarpong was based in California and starred in MTV's Yo Momma.

An official ruling for cause of death will be made following a post-mortem in Los Angeles.

The 40-year-old had a varied career presenting, acting and modeling for some of the biggest brands in the world.

As well as appearing on catwalks for Versace, Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana he had been included in the "Hot 100 Young Hollywood with Style" list by Us Weekly magazine.

In a statement June Sarpong said: "I love my brother very much. Sam was an amazing human being. His passing is a loss for the world."

 

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