Stuart Baggs, the youngest ever candidate on BBC One’s Apprentice, has been found dead on the Isle of Man.
Police say that the body of the 27-year-old was discovered when they were called to a property in Douglas this morning.
The death is not thought to be suspicious.
It comes just days after his company, BlueWave Communications, launched a new product, which he claimed would “shake up telecommunications” on the Island.
Baggs was just 21 when he appeared on The Apprentice, but never lacked confidence – when asked which person inspired him, he responded “myself.”
He also coined memorable phrases including “everything I touch turns to sold” and saying that he wasn’t a one-trick pony, nor even a 10-trick pony – “I’m a whole field of ponies.”
In a story published in yesterday’s Isle of Man Today, he said:
“You’d have to have a sense of humour failure not to laugh about it. But it’s part of my history. History is a rich tapestry and some parts of it are more colurful than others.”
Today, Lord Sugar said:
“Terrible news Stuart Baggs has died. My sincere condolences to his family and friends RIP one of the stand out characters of the apprentice.”