Fairfax columnist Sam de Brito passes away

Popular Fairfax columnist, Sam de Brito, passes away aged 46

Popular Fairfax columnist, Sam de Brito, has passed away this morning aged 46. He was discovered at a address in Bondi.

Having worked in TV, films, newspapers and authored five books, de Brito’s career in media spanned more than two decades.

Most recently, de Brito had been writing a weekly column for Fairfax. His last column was published in The Sun Herald and The Sunday Age on Sunday, 12 October 2015.

The Sydney Morning Herald reports: “Police are not treating his death as suspicious or a suicide.”

Darren Goodsir, editor-in-chief of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sun-Herald, has extended his sympathies to the family of de Brito.

Photo: Sam de Brito in conversation with in YouTube channel Better Dads

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