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Mick Norcross: Former TOWIE star took his own life

The world was left in shock following the tragic death of Mick Norcross, a beloved figure in the world of British reality television.

Who was Mick Norcross?

Mick Norcross was born in Brentwood, England on May 11, 1963. Known widely for his appearances on the British reality series The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE), Mick was not just a television personality but also a successful entrepreneur. He owned the Sugar Hut nightclub, a popular venue often featured on the show. Mick Norcross debuted on TOWIE during its second season in 2011, quickly becoming a fan favorite.

In addition to TOWIE, Mick appeared on the TV series Loose Women as himself in 2011. He also appeared in The Only Way Is Essex: All Back to Essex reunion episode in 2014. Despite the fame and connections he garnered through the show, Mick announced his departure from TOWIE in March 2013. Throughout his life, Mick remained closely connected to his hometown, Brentwood, where Sugar Hut is located and where he was raised.

Cause of Death

Mick Norcross passed away on January 21, 2021, in his hometown of Brentwood, England. The inquest into his death concluded that he died by suicide and was found hanged. On the day of his tragic death, Mick posted an emotional tweet to his 505,000 followers that read, “At the end remind yourself that you did the best you could. And that’s good enough.”

Following his death, fans, friends, and family were left to grapple with the sudden loss of a beloved figure. Mick’s passing was a somber reminder of the importance of mental health awareness. His funeral service and place of burial remain private, reflecting the wishes of his family during such a difficult time.