Former BBC Watchdog presenter Lynn Faulds Wood has passed away at the age of 72 today. Her family confirmed the news of her death.
Her family released a statement regarding her death. They said that she died after suffering from stroke. Lynn’s husband John Stapleton and son was on her bedside when she died.
She was best known for hosting the consumer investigation show alongside her husband John Stapleton. She was the show host from 1985 to 1993. While working on the show she was diagnosed with stage three bowel cancer.
BBC presenter Sophie Raworth said: “I have known Lynn since I was 14. She inspired me to become a journalist. Lynn has lived next door to my parents for decades. She has been the most wonderful, generous, kind friend to me and my family for such a long time. Can’t believe she has gone.”