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Chris Eubank’s son, Sebastian Eubank, found dead days before 30th birthday

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Chris Eubank’s son, Sebastian Eubank, has died, his father has said in a statement.

The 29-year-old professional boxer – the third oldest of Eubank’s children – was reportedly found dead in Dubai, where he lived.

Eubank senior paid tribute to his son, saying he was a “deep thinker who liked to challenge and accepted wisdom”.

Sebastian Eubank pictured during a bout against Kamil Kulczvk
Image: Sebastian Eubank pictured during a bout against Kamil Kulczvk

He said in a statement: “Never did I ever imagine I would write these words or experience the feeling I now have at the loss of my son. My family and I are devastated to hear of the death of Sebastian just days before what would have been his 30th birthday.

“He leaves his wife Salma, his son Raheem born just a month ago, his mother Karron Meadows, brothers Nathanael, Chris, Jr, Joseph, one sister Emily and countless relatives and friends.

Sebastian Eubank with his wife Salma
Image: Sebastian Eubank with his wife Salma

“Sebastian grew up in Hove in England but in the last few years made his life in Dubai where he had a wide circle of friends and was a leader in the adoption of a healthy lifestyle and of alternative therapies.

“As well as being a personal trainer and professional boxer, Sebastian was also a deep thinker who liked to challenge accepted wisdom. He was loved and respected by all who knew him and will be forever in the thoughts of friends and family.

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“As a family we now kindly ask to be given space and privacy to celebrate his life and remember the son, the brother, the husband, the friend.”

Sebastian’s mother, Karron Meadows, added: “Our whole family is grieving at the huge loss of our son and brother, Sebastian. Please respect our grief and privacy while we try to comprehend our loss.”