Jo Brazier – the wife of Sky News presenter Colin Brazier – has died at the age of 55.
Jo, who was first diagnosed with third-stage breast cancer more than five years ago, was told in February 2018 that the disease had returned with terminal prognosis.
Colin, who has been off Sky News to take care of his wife and children since February, tweeted today: “Jo Brazier. Wife. Mother. Friend. Died peacefully July 6th 2018, aged 55.”
Jo was formerly Television News Editor for Reuters based in Hong Kong and Singapore, and later the Head of Foreign News at Sky News before becoming a full-time homemaker in 2002.
My deepest condolences Colin. God rest her. Thinking of you and your children ??
— enda brady (@SkyEnda) July 6, 2018
Im so sorry Colin. What a brave lady she was. Thinking of you and your family.
— Adele Robinson (@SkyNewsAdele) July 6, 2018
My deepest condolences to you and your family Colin. Sending you all a lot of love and strength right now x
— Nazaneen Ghaffar (@SkyNewsNaz) July 6, 2018
No words….. just know you’re in our hearts Colin
— Claudia-Liza Armah (@ClaudiaLizaTV) July 6, 2018
So very sorry to hear this Colin. Love to you and your family, we are thinking of you.
— Tom Macleod (@SkyNewsTom) July 6, 2018
I am so sorry Colin. My love and condolences to you and your beautiful children xx
— Kimberley Leonard (@KimberleyeLeo) July 6, 2018
Dearest Colin. You are all in my prayers. Much love to you and your wonderful children. I’m so very sorry
— Beth Rigby (@BethRigby) July 6, 2018
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