By James Robert Shaw (The Wind up Geek)
Rik Mayall, comic actor and Primetime Emmy Award winner, has sadly passed away early this morning in his home, in the district of Barnes at south-west London. He was 56 years old.
The Metropolitan Police was called in 13:19 BST on Monday. They ruled out that his death is not suspicious.
The London Ambulance Service said, “a man, aged in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.”