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Apprentice star Stuart Baggs dies

Published 30/07/2015

Stuart Baggs
Stuart Baggs

Former Apprentice star Stuart Baggs' body has been found on the Isle of Man.

The 27-year-old's body was found in Douglas on the Isle of Man when police were called to a property on Central Promenade at 9am.

A police spokeswoman has declared the cause of death "unknown" but it's not thought to be suspicious.

"[There was] nothing to indicate that his death is criminally suspicious at this time," she said, according to the BBC.

Stuart was born in Plymouth, England, but lived on the Isle of Man for most of his life, where he ran a telecommunications company.

His savvy business sense meant he was picked as a contestant on the sixth season of The Apprentice in 2010. Aged just 21, it made him the show's youngest candidate.

He was fired by Lord Alan Sugar in the semi-final and Stella English went on to win that year.

The businessman shared his commiserations on Twitter.

"terrible news Stuart Baggs has died. My sincere condolances to his family and friends RIP one of the stand out characters of the apprentice (sic)" Lord Sugar wrote.

Stuart's one-liners made him one of 2010's most prominent characters, with his most famous including: "Everything I touch turns to sold".

Stuart had been busy with the launch of a home hub with his Bluewave Communications company.

Yesterday he was featured on the Isle of Man Today website and he tweeted a link to the article.

"Making headlines with our new 4G LTE home broadband network (sic)," he posted.

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