Twin brothers found dead in apparent suicide
My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding stars die in apparent joint suicide
The bodies of 32 year old Billy and Joe Smith were found together in a tree near a farm in Sevenoaks,Kent, on Saturday morning by their uncle.
The brothers were from a family of Romani gypsies and featured in the third series of the British TLC show ‘My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding’, a reality show about the traditions and lives of Irish Traveler families as they prepare for a wedding.
Days before their death the pair were filmed dancing and singing together at a wedding and they seemed to be doing just fine ,however, close family members are understood to have privately raised concerns about their state of mind in recent weeks.
According to their cousin,Phoebe Charleen Smith,Joe had been diagnosed with cancer which had come as a big blow to his brother.
Friends and family took to social media to pay their final tributes