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John Hunt BBC Journalist Wikipedia Surges Amid The News of His Wife And Daughters Passing

John Hunt's wife Carol Hunt was fond of travelling to different places.

The guy named Kyle Clifford has been suspected of assassinating BBC racing commentator John Hunt’s wife and his daughters with a crossbow.

Kyle Clifford was caught by officers on Wednesday night at Lavender Hill Cemetry, close to his home in Enfield, North London.


  • 26-year-old Kyle Clifford is the suspect behind the incident that happened at the house of John Hunt.
  • John Hunt was married to his lovely wife, Carol Hunt, who suggested he enter the broadcasting industry.
  • He was blessed with two daughters, Hannah and Louise Hunt. Unfortunately, they passed away in the fatal attack that happened at their residence.

Police officers said no shots were fired during the incident, but Clifford was receiving medical treatment, having been found with injuries.

Within the hours of the incident, the Home Secretary, Yvette Cooper, banned the sale of crossbows as weapons.

However, the news regarding John Hunt’s family is so devastating, and the BBC family is mourning the loss of his wife and daughters.

A Devoted Family Man, John Hunt Is A Former Police Officer

58 years old, John Hunt was born in 1966 in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England.

Hunt, a regular racetrack caller and presenter on At the Races, is widely heard as the sport’s commentary voice on BBC 5Live.

His work on the BBC has widened to include occasional football commentary and coverage of equestrian events and the modern pentathlon at the 2012 London Olympics.

John Hunt has also served as a police officer. He initially opposed leaving the force because he would have to take a pay cut.

A former police officer moved into the broadcasting industry when his wife spotted a job advertisement in the Harrow Observer in the late 1980s for a trainee with Ladbrokes.

Later, in 2004, John Hunt joined BBC Radio 5Live and never looked back. Currently, he is the lead broadcaster for swimming events.

John Hunt Had Three Daughters With His Wife, Carol Hunt

A BBC Radio 5Live commentator, John Hunt, married his late wife, Carol Hunt, in 1991.

Carol Hunt was born in 1963 in the United Kingdom and passed away in 2024 at the age of 61.

She enjoyed traveling as her social media handle was full of pictures of herself with her family posing happily on holidays.

John and Carol Hunt had two daughters, Hannah and Louise Hunt, who were the victims of a fatal attack that took place at their house in Bushey, Hertfordshire.

28 years old, Hannah Hunt, an elder daughter, was born in 1996 and used to work as a professional beautician.

On the other hand, the youngest daughter, 25 years old Louise Hunt, was born in 1999. She owns a dog grooming salon near her home in Bushey, Herts.

According to the source, Louise was dating Kyle Clifford, the suspect behind the fatal attack.

But they separated recently, and Louise told neighbors that she was very upset about the break-up.

Additional Information

  • John Hunt’s estimated net worth is around $600k as of 2024.
  • BBC Radio 5Live commentator John is of white ethnicity and believes in Christianity.
  • The suspect, Kyle Clifford from Enfield, used to work as a security guard.
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