George Gilbey’s devastated mom breaks silence over son’s tragic demise | EUROtoday

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The mom of George Gilbey has damaged her silence two days after it was reported that her son had tragically died following a fall at a warehouse.

Linda McGarry, 74, mentioned she was overwhelmed by the messages of help she has acquired since her son’s demise.

Mr Gilbey, a Celebrity Big Brother finalist in 2014 and Gogglebox star alongside his mom and father, died on Wednesday on the EGL Homecare website in Shoebury, Essex.

His demise got here simply three years after that of his stepfather Peter McGarry, who starred with him and Ms McGarry on Gogglebox.

“Linda wants to say a huge thank you to everyone who has sent condolence,” mentioned Ricci Guarnaccio, an in depth good friend of Mr Gilbey talking on behalf of his Celebrity Big Brother co-stars’ household.

“She just wants everyone to remember him for who he was. She’s obviously hurt at the minute but it’s hugely appreciated. For the family, for Linda, she really, really wants everyone to know she’s taken back.

George Gilbey reportedly died following an accident at work on Wednesday (Ian West/PA)

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“And she’s getting shown a lot of the messages that come through because she doesn’t really deal with Twitter and stuff.

“All the messages that people have been saying – all the stories, all the good times that George’s has brought to their lives, and all the funny memories they’ve got from Gogglebox and Big Brother – it does mean a lot to her.

“So if people could keep doing that, it would be appreciated.”

It comes as a person who was arrested in reference to Mr Gilbey’s demise has been launched below police investigation.

The man, who’s in his 40s and from the Witham space of Essex, was arrested on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter.

Essex Police mentioned they have been referred to as to an incident in Shoebury in Southend-on-Sea, the place a person had died after falling from a peak.

It has launched a joint investigation with the Health and Safety Executive and inquiries are ongoing.

A Gogglebox spokesperson beforehand mentioned: “George was part of the Gogglebox family for eight series alongside his mum Linda and stepdad Pete.

“Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with Linda and George’s family and friends at this very sad time. The family has asked for privacy.”