TV presenter’s cause of death revealed
Erin Jayne Plummer’s friends have confirmed the popular television presenter has died after committing suicide.
The Studio 10 host died unexpectedly on Sunday at the age of 42, with her colleagues Sarah Harris and Angela Bishop announcing the heartbreaking news on Monday.
It has now been revealed that Plummer died from suicide after close friends confirmed a long battle with her mental health.
“I want to share her pain,” her friend Tori Haschka told Daily Mail Australia.
“She hated nothing more than being a burden. I wish she knew it was a weight we were happy to help carry.
“'I wish we had found her a way through.
“I wish you had more peace while you were here with us.”
Erin’s tragic death has seen the local community gather to support her family with a schedule created to bring dinner every night until the end of July, help with chores around the house, as well as school and sport drop-offs.
Mourners have also left flowers, notes, and her favourite lollies at the family home.
Hosts Sarah Harris and Angela Bishop shared the devastating news on Monday morning describing Erin as a “gorgeous human inside and out”.
“We've got some really sad news to share this morning,” Sarah began.
“Over the weekend, Studio 10 lost a bit of its sparkle with our friend and advertorial host Erin Jayne passing away suddenly.
“For two decades, Erin has been a friendly and familiar face on Australian telly, and for a lot of that she's been brightening up our mornings with her bubbly personality and megawatt smile.
“Erin was just a gorgeous human inside and out, and if it wasn't for TV, perhaps Erin may have had a sporting career.
“She represented Australia in synchronised swimming and even surf life saving, and there's no question that Erin Jayne was a high achiever, and certainly a gold-medal mum to her three young girls.
“We'll miss your sunshine around the studio, Erin Jayne, and all of us here are sending lots of love and strength to her family. You'll be very missed.”
Erin’s spectacular career saw her become a presenter for Aerobics Oz Style which aired in more than 80 countries and had an audience of 40 million people.
Other host roles Erin did include MTV, Guest TV, TVSN, Totally Active TV, The Morning Show and Channel 10 Sport (Nutri-Grain Ironman Series).
She also featured on many TVCs including Sunrice, Gatorade, Sony Wega, Razzamatazz, Australian Tourism, Allens Lollies and Subaru.
Erin represented Australia as an accomplished synchronised swimmer at three world championships and won 11 national titles.
Plummer leaves behind a husband and three young daughters.
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