Former Antiques Roadshow host Hugh Scully has died at the age of 72, the BBC has announced.
According to reports Scully's son Oliver confirmed his father died on Thursday afternoon while watching television at his Cornwall home.
Scully, who shot to fame as one of the anchors of the Antiques Roadshow in 1981, first joined the BBC as a freelance journalist and BBC Nationwide presenter.
A Sunday night presenting stalwart Scully once described his job as "always a delight" and "one of the best jobs in broadcasting".
Clayton Williams, 18, has "accepted that his actions and his driving caused the death" of Pc Dave Phillips, according to his lawyer.
In a statement issued by Williams his legal representative said the teenager had "extended his apologies" to the officer's family following the death of the father-of-two but stated "he did not drive at the officer and that he did not intend to injure, let alone kill him".
Williams, who has been charged with the murder of Pc Phillips, has not yet entered a guilty plea to any of the charges against him but took the unusual step of issuing a statement after a short hearing in court today.
The statement read: