GOGGLEBOX star Sandi Bogle stroked her nephew’s hand, tears silently rolling down her cheeks as the machines were switched off and she watched him take his final breath. It is two years since her 23 year-old nephew Bjorn Brown was murdered, but not a day goes by when Sandi doesn’t think of that moment, or the horrendous circumstances that led to his death. Bjorn - a close friend of rapper Stomzy - was found stabbed and lying in a pool of blood by a passing taxi driver on Bensham Lane, Broad Green in the London borough of Croydon on 29th March 2017. He was rushed to hospital but the knife had severed a major artery under his arm and he died from his injuries five days later at St George’s Hospital in Tooting. Bjorn is just one of the many victims of the knife crime epidemic sweeping through the UK - and the voilence shows no sign of abating. Figures from London’s Metropolitan police showed that knife crime surged by 16 per cent in the capital year on year … [Read more...] about Gogglebox star Sandi Bogle whose nephew was stabbed to death blames knife crime epidemic on bad mums
GOOGLEBOX star Sandi Bogle today said she wanted "justice" for her nephew as she appealed for fresh information to catch his killers. Bjorn Brown - a childhood pal of rapper Stormzy - was stabbed in Croydon, south London, before dying from his injuries five days later. On the second anniversary of the 23-year-old father-of-one's death, police have released CCTV footage of the moments before and after the stabbing in an attempt to jog people's memories. A £20,000 reward is also being offered for information. Sandi, who has appeared on Gogglebox and Celebrity Big Brother, said: "It has been two years since Bjorn was suddenly and tragically murdered - his life has been taken away but his killers are still out on streets. "This attack did not happen in the middle of the night or on a deserted street. We know people were in the area at the time and we are urging them to get in touch - it is never too late. "We continue to grieve for our son, nephew and brother. Nothing will ever bring … [Read more...] about Gogglebox star Sandi Bogle issues fresh appeal to catch nephew’s killers as cops release CCTV clip of horror stabbing
Gogglebox star Sandi Bogle was in tears tonight as she opened up about her nephew's harrowing death. Sandi's 23-year-old nephew Bjorn Brown was stabbed in Broad Green on March 29 2017. He died from his injuries five days later. Appearing on Famous and Fighting Crime tonight, Sandi opened up about his heartbreaking death in the police van. "He was 23," she told the fellow police officer. "He was going to the shops on his own and they just jumped out on him. Three times, I think, they stabbed him in one of his main arteries." Speaking to the camera, she said that there are "no words" as she shook her head and struggled to speak. "There are no words when you lose somebody like that," she said. "There's nothing that you can say that gives you the right to take away somebody's life. Nothing. "I don't care who you are. It destroys the family, it destroys everybody. I mean everybody. "And in that same day two or three other people got stabbed. That same day. And since then it's not stopped." … [Read more...] about Gogglebox star Sandi in tears as she opens up about nephew’s harrowing death
IF someone said you could become a star just by watching telly a few years ago, you would have laughed. But Sandi Bogle did just that thanks to Gogglebox, which landed her a spot in the Celebrity Big Brother 2017 house and now on new C4 series Famous and Fighting Crime. Here's her story... Who is Sandi Bogle, how old is she and what is her background? Sandi, 52, was born Sandy Channer in South London. She has lived in Brixton for almost half a century and is a mum-of-four with several grandchildren. Sofa-dwelling Sandi was unemployed when she landed her huge role on Channel 4's hottest reality TV show. Her cousin is the supermodel Naomi Campbell, who actually featured in a charity special of her relative's show Gogglebox. The bubbly TV fanatic and her childhood friend Sandra Martin have been on the show Gogglebox since series one in 2013. How did she get on to Gogglebox? Sandi and her friend of over 40 years Sandra were spotted in a pub and approached by someone … [Read more...] about Who is Sandi Bogle? Famous and Fighting Crime star who started out on Gogglebox
Reality TV star Sandi Bogle will see what it’s really like to be at the sharp end of policing in Channel 4’s newest programme, Famous and Fighting Crime. She's one of a group of famous faces takingon the challenge of their lives, as they work on the front line of British policing with one of the country’s busiest police forces right here in Cambridgeshire. The Googlebox star will be working alongside Cambridgeshire Constabulary, responding to real 999 calls, working in custody, and even CID, as well as taking part in high risk drugs raids and keeping order in rowdy city centres at the weekend. Ahead of the programme's debut, we thought we would give you some more details about who these famous faces are and what we can expect from them in this four-part series. Who is Sandi Bogle? Sandi Bogle is an English television personality who is recognised for appearing on several television shows including her hilarious commentary on Gogglebox. Sandi appeared … [Read more...] about Famous and Fighting Crime: Who is Sandi Bogle?