Saturday, July 20, 2013

Wife of Downton Abbey actor David Robb is killed - Take the High Road star Briony McRoberts dies in rail plunge on London Underground

High Road actress Briony with Downtown Abbey star husband David

Daily Record
By Sally Hind
20 Jul 2013 08:37

TAKE the High Road star Briony McRoberts has been killed by a Tube train in London.

Police were called to Fulham Broadway station, near Briony’s home, and found the body of the much-loved and respected actress on the tracks.

Briony was 56. Her death is not being treated as suspicious.

A friend of Briony’s husband, Downton Abbey actor David Robb, said: “He is beside himself with grief. He has lost the love of his life.”

The tragedy was reported to police at 8.35am. Officers from the Met and British Transport Police went to the scene 
to find the line already closed.

The driver of the train will be offered counselling.

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