Beirut – A well-known British radio presenter who had been living in Lebanon for years has been found dead in his Beirut apartment.
Gavin Ford, who joined the Lebanese station Radio One in 1995, has been murdered, Lebanese officials said.
Local broadcaster LBC TV reported that Ford had been murdered by strangulation and blows to the head.
Radio One announced Ford’s death on its Facebook page on Tuesday.
Ford’s daily breakfast show turned him into one of the station’s most popular broadcasters.
“We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our dear Gavin Ford, a member of our team for many joyful years,” Radio One said.