Janice Long death: BBC presenter & Keith Chegwin’s sister dies following ‘short illness’, 66, but cause of death unknown

Janice Long death: BBC presenter & Keith Chegwin’s sister dies following ‘short illness’, 66, but cause of death unknown

LEGENDARY BBC Radio presenter and former Top of the Pops host Janice Long passed away on Christmas day at the age of 66 following a short illness.

Agent, Nigel Forsyth, confirmed the sad news in a statement, detailing she had suffered from a “short illness” before she passed away surrounded by family.

The radio star’s exact cause of death is still unknown.

Janice, the sister of Keith Chegwin, married Paul Berry in 2017, but had been together for many years and had two children, Blue, 25 and Fred, 33.

Her husband said: “I’ve lost the love of my life and I’m going to spend the rest of it half a person. She had my back from the day we met, you couldn’t possibly ask for more love and loyalty from a wife.”

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