Chris Hyndman — best known for his TV host work on Canadian lifestyle show Steven and Chris on the CBC network — has died at age 49.
Multiple reports claim Chris’ body was found in a Toronto alley located near the home he shared with partner and co-host, Stephen Sabados. The pair have appeared on-screen together since 2001, also starring in Designer Guys, Design Rivals, and So Chic With Steven and Chris. Together, they also founded production company, The Sabados Group.
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The following statement was posted to the ‘Steven and Chris’ Facebook page:
It is with profound sadness that we share the news Christopher Hyndman died early this morning. We extend our deepest sympathies to Steven, family, friends and colleagues; our thoughts are with them all.Posted by Steven and Chris on Tuesday, August 4, 2015
It is with profound sadness that we share the news Christopher Hyndman died early this morning. We extend our deepest sympathies to Steven, family, friends and colleagues; our thoughts are with them all.
Their program has been pulled from the network.
Law enforcement officials have divulged little to no information at this time, as criminal intent does not appear evident.
Chris Hyndman and Steven Sabados. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
“The Toronto police will not discuss someone’s private issues unless it’s deemed a criminal investigation,” a spokesperson told The Daily Mail.
Our thoughts are with his loved ones during this difficult time.