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The Repair Shop's Jay Blades quits social media after family member is 'murdered'

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The Repair Shop’s Jay Blades pays tribute to ‘murdered’ uncle: ‘Super nice guy’

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Jay Blades has paid tribute to his uncle in an emotional video posted on Instagram.

The Repair Shop presenter said he is stepping away from social media to focus on his mental health after his uncle was murdered.

Speaking to the camera in his trademark flat cap on Monday (29 April), the 54-year-old said: “I’ve just been to my uncle’s funeral, he was murdered a few weeks ago.

“Really, super nice guy, shouldn’t have happened to him.”

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