Steve Dymond, the guest from The Jeremy Kyle Show who was recently found dead after appearing on the programme, is believed to have taken his own life after a failed lie detector test, according to reports.
Dad-of-one Steve was reportedly found dead by his landlady 10 days after appearing on the show.
After failing a lie detector test on the programme, he and his fiancée Jane Callaghan split. The test result showed he had been cheating on her, although he claimed he had not.
Speaking to The Sun, Jane said: "I know we split up a week ago but we were together for two years. He was still my fiancé. I still loved him.
"We got engaged Christmas Day 2017. He was crying, the love was real. He was the most generous and loving person. He was quietly struggling, and we didn't know at the time. He cheated on me, I know he did. I can't forgive but I just want him to be alive."
Jeremy Kyle. Credit: PA
She said Steve had texted her at some point before his death, saying: "I can't live without you. I just wanted to come and see you. I just wanted to say sorry before I go. My life is not worth living without you."
Jane also said Steve had been diagnosed with depression, adding: "When we split in February he went to the doctor and was put on anti-depressants but he never took any. It was all for my benefit because I said he needed help.
"When we went back the doctor said, 'You look fine and happy.' Steve said he wasn't depressed and said we were trying to work it out. Then we paid for that letter to get on to the show."
Steve Dymond. Credit: Facebook
She also praised the team behind The Jeremy Kyle Show for their help after the show, saying they made repeated attempts to contact Steve after his appearance.
She said: "They were brilliant. They were there when he needed help. They were really persistent in offering him help. Steve liked to be a comedian and he could be very funny. He liked the attention."
A statement from ITV issued yesterday explained both filming and broadcasting of the show had been suspended.
The statement said: "Everyone at ITV and The Jeremy Kyle Show is shocked and saddened at the news of the death of a participant in the show a week after the recording of the episode they featured in and our thoughts are with their family and friends.
"ITV will not screen the episode in which they featured.
"Given the seriousness of this event, ITV has also decided to suspend both filming and broadcasting of The Jeremy Kyle Show with immediate effect in order to give it time to conduct a review of this episode of the show."
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