The Only Way is Essex star Mick Norcross has died aged 57.

Mick was dad to Kirk Norcross who also starred on the show and was the boss of the legendary Sugar Hut nightclub.

Essex Police said in a statement: "We were called to an address in Brentwood Road, Bulphan shortly before 3.15pm on Thursday 21 January.

"Sadly, a man inside was pronounced dead. His death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."

Earlier today, Mick had sent out a heart-wrenching final tweet, writing: "At the end remind yourself that you did the best you could. And that is good enough" - reports Mirror Online.

And after hearing the tragic news, TOWIE's Mario Falcone said he was "Shocked and heartbroken".

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Mick joined the cast of TOWIE in the early series, appearing alongside his son and Mario as well as famous faces like Mark Wright and Lucy Mecklenburgh.

He was a big part of the show as owner of Sugar Hut, which became the place to be among Essex's reality royalty.

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During his time on the show, he dated some of its stars including Chloe Sims and Maria Fowler.

He quit the reality show in 2013, revealing he'd had enough and citing concerns that it was damaging the Sugar Hut brand.

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