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Apprentice star's family 'shattered' by sudden death

Sister Charlotte Baggs described him as the King of following his dreams Credit: BBC/PA Wire

The sister of former Apprentice contestant Stuart Baggs has said the family's world is "shattered apart" by his sudden death.

Stuart Baggs, 27, who ran a communications firm on the Isle of Man, was found dead at an address in the island's capital Douglas at 9am today.

His sister Charlotte Baggs paid tribute to him on Facebook saying he was the "king of following his dreams and making them happen".

Today my dearest brother Stuart Baggs gained his wings. To say we are all shocked and devastated is an understatement.

Love him or hate him, he touched many people's lives from his TV antics to his amazing work with Bluewave Communications.

This week he unveiled plans that would have revolutionised the industry, now our world has been shattered apart. He was the biggest character and will leave the biggest hole behind. Not knowing what or why makes it all the harder.

Can't explain how proud I am of him. He was the King of following his dreams and making them happen.

– Charlotte Baggs

Police are investigating Mr Baggs' "sudden and unexpected" death, but a spokeswoman said there was nothing "to indicate that his death is criminally suspicious".

Sugar pays tribute to Apprentice 'stand out' character

Lord Sugar has paid tribute to former BBC Apprentice candidate Stuart Baggs who has died.

The 27-year-old was found dead on the Isle of Man this morning.


Stella English: No regrets over The Apprentice

The Apprentice winner in 2010, Stella English, says she does not regret taking part in the BBC 1 show, despite losing her recent constructive dismissal claim against Lord Sugar and his company, she told Daybreak.

English claimed she was forced to resign from the £100,000 a year job that was her prize for winning series six of the show because "it was not a role of substance". But the claim was dismissed by the tribunal panel which ruled the case "should never have been brought".

Last week Lord Sugar launched a counter claim against Ms English but an East London Tribunal Service panel ruled the mother-of-two should not have to repay legal costs.


Sugar launches counter-claim against Apprentice winner

Alan Sugar has launched a counter-claim against former Apprentice winner Stella English.

Back in 2010 Stella English was 'on cloud nine' after being crowned Lord Sugar's new Apprentice. Credit: PA

English brought a constructive dismissal case against the businessman earlier this year, but her case was dismissed with the tribunal panel ruling the claim "should never have been brought".

Now Sugar has initiated proceedings to try to recoup some of the legal fees he paid.

Leah Totton wins Lord Sugar's 'The Apprentice'

Leah Totton got a cash injection for her cosmetic procedures business tonight when she heard the words "you're hired" from The Apprentice's Lord Sugar.

Lord Sugar unveils Leah Totton as the winner of The Apprentice Credit: PA Wire

The Irish doctor, who works in London, was named winner of the ninth series of the BBC1 show and bagged £250,000 to plump up her business finances. Totton triumphed over cake shop boss and pal Luisa Zissman to secure Lord Sugar as her new business partner.

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