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Last Updated: Friday, 4 January 2008, 13:55 GMT
Mark Speight: Statement in full
BBC children's TV presenter Mark Speight has been arrested following the sudden death of his fiancee, Natasha Collins, at their flat in London.

Here is the full statement released on his behalf:

"Mark has been questioned by the police on account of the fact that the body of his fiancee, Natasha Collins, was found in the flat they shared.

"At the moment no-one knows what happened. Mark found her body in the bathroom and immediately called an ambulance and the police.

"The police are conducting further enquiries and a post-mortem is under way.

"Mark was the only other person present in the flat and has therefore been questioned by police as a matter of course.

"He is assisting police with their enquiries and had nothing to do with Natasha's death.

"Mark is absolutely distraught at the loss of Natasha and hopes that everyone will appreciate what a very sad time this is for both Mark and Natasha's family.

"Mark hopes that you will afford them privacy to mourn their tragic loss."

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