Presenter Kristian Rigby Found Dead

March 2, 2010 by  
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Popular daytime telly presenter Kristian Digby was found dead in his apartment yesterday.

Police officially described the 32-year-old To Buy Or Not To Buy host’s death as “unexplained?.

A source told The Sun they believed he died from “auto-erotic asphyxiation? – when people starve themselves of oxygen for a sexual thrill.

Kristian had created the home in Stratford, East London, as part of BBC1 show To Build Or Not To Build in 2008. According to police reports his body was discovered shortly before 7.45am.

Born into a family of property developers, Kristian started his career making short films before utilising his talents on the small screen.

He directed episodes of Changing Rooms, Home Front and the O-Zone.

Best known for his work in front of the camera he went on to present daytime shows including Trading Up and Buy It, Sell It, Bank It.

He took lead of nine series of property show To Buy Or Not To Buy since 2003.

A spokesman for the BBC said: “Kristian was a much-loved and talented presenter for BBC Daytime.

“He brought a real sense of energy and warmth to all the shows he presented for us and will be sorely missed.?