Sunday 22 April 2018

MTV Catfish star Ashley Sawyer dies aged 23

Ashley Sawyer (23). Photo: MTV
Ashley Sawyer (23). Photo: MTV Newsdesk

A reality star who appeared on MTV's show Catfish has died, it has been confirmed.

Ashley Sawyer (23) featured in the second season of the show, which helps uncover the truth about people’s suspicious online relationships.

The cause of Ms Sawyer's death is not known, MTV has said.

On the popular series, Ms Sawyer met her long-time partner Michael Fortunato in person for the first time, and it emerged they had both used altered images of themselves.

One month after their programme was broadcast, Mr Fortunato(26) died from a pulmonary embolism.

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