Gogglebox star dies in apparent work related fall

A man aged in his 40s has been arrested on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter following the death of a workman in Shoebury on Wednesday morning.

Electrician George Gilbey, a former star of the Channel 4 TV show Gogglebox, died at EGL Homecare in Campfield Road, after apparently falling while working at height.

Mr Gilbey, 40, also appeared in Celebrity Big Brother on Channel 5 in 2014.

A joint investigation with the Health and Safety Executive is ongoing.

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