Steve Wright has died (Picture: Carol Norman/Shutterstock)
BBC Radio DJ and presenter Steve Wright has died aged 69.
His family confirmed his death with ‘deep sorrow and profound regret’ in a statement shared on Tuesday.
They said: ‘It is with deep sorrow and profound regret that we announce the passing of our beloved Steve Wright.
‘In addition to his son, Tom, and daughter, Lucy, Steve leaves behind his brother, Laurence and his father Richard.
‘Also, much-loved close friends and colleagues, and millions of devoted radio listeners who had the good fortune and great pleasure of allowing Steve into their daily lives as one of the UK’s most enduring and popular radio personalities.
‘As we all grieve, the family requests privacy at this immensely difficult time.’
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