The police have confirmed the death of Ben Unwin at 41. The actor was found dead in New South Wales on the 14th of August.
Ben Unwin was best known for playing Jesse McGregor in the Australian soap, unfortunately, his cause of death is still a mystery.
“Police attended Minyon Falls, Whian Whian, responding to a concern for welfare”, NSW police said in a statement. “The body of a 41-year-old man was located. The death has not been treated as suspicious.”
In a statement to Daily Mail Australia, “The cast and crew are saddened to learn of the passing of former cast mate, Ben Unwin. Ben’s work in the role of Jesse McGregor is remembered with much affection. Ben’s family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers,” a spokesperson for Home and Away broadcaster Channel 7 said.
“We had years of laughter, be it giggles on set trying to get through scenes as lovers or doubled over belly laughs at the pubs after work. I will be sad for now, but I promise to tell stories of great joy about our times together. You forever hold a special place in my heart. Love you Onion,” said Kimberley Cooper, in tribute of her passing co-star.
Kristy Wright, who played Jesse’s girlfriend Chloe Richards, in the soap, paid tribute on Instagram with a lengthy caption, mourning the star.