New particulars emerge of Sam Newman’s spouse’s tragic loss of life after the 50-year-old handed away abruptly at their Melbourne condominium – leaving the soccer legend ‘simply devastated’
- Sam Newman’s spouse Amanda Brown, 50, has died abruptly of their condominium
- Newman, 75, discovered Brown unresponsive on flooring of their Docklands flat Saturday
- The AFL legend is alleged to be ‘devastated’ by the lack of his accomplice of 20 years
Soccer nice and TV character Sam Newman has been left devastated after his spouse died at their Docklands dwelling in Melbourne aged 50 after she reportedly went into cardiac arrest.
Amanda Brown was discovered unresponsive by Newman, 75, mendacity on the ground of their condominium simply earlier than 8pm on Saturday.
Emergency companies had been known as however they weren’t capable of revive her.
‘I am simply devastated, I am unable to say the rest,’ the Geelong legend informed the Herald Sun this morning.
The couple have spent the final 20 years collectively however solely tied the knot 5 months in the past on November 27.
An Ambulance Victoria spokesman confirmed paramedics had been known as to Newman’s dwelling at 7.40pm on Saturday over experiences of a cardiac arrest.
The report was described as a ‘medical situation’. Amanda’s loss of life isn’t being handled as suspicious.
Sam Newman’s spouse Amanda Brown (pictured on their wedding ceremony day on November 27) has been discovered lifeless of their Docklands condominium aged 50
Newman is ‘devastated’ on the loss of life of his accomplice of 20 years who he married in November
They had been married of their luxurious high-rise condominium with former Good Match host Greg Evans officiating the ceremony.
Solely shut family and friends had been in attendance with Newman’s finest good friend, Kevin King, stepping in as finest man.
His eldest son Jack acted as photographer, capturing the intimate ceremony for the newlyweds.
Amanda was first noticed out with Newman at a New Yr’s Eve occasion on the Crown On line casino again in 2002.
The pair had been notoriously non-public, not often posing for pictures collectively, and the marriage was shrouded in secrecy.
One among Newman’s shut mates and co-host of their podcast You Can’t Be Severe, Don Scott, informed the Herald Solar he trusted Amanda ‘a good bit’ and ‘had a whole lot of feeling for her’.
The previous Footy Present host was beforehand married 3 times and has three sons. Regardless of her husband’s public profile, Brown remained largely out of the highlight
‘What do you say? All you are able to do is be there,’ he mentioned.
One other colleague, Mike Sheahan, mentioned Amanda’s loss of life was laborious to grasp.
‘He was comfortable and that is not all the time one thing you’d related to Sam.’
On social media, one individual wrote: ‘That is so unhappy. They’ve solely been married a really quick time’, whereas one other mentioned: ‘Deep sympathy to Sam Newman on his tragic loss’.
‘My coronary heart goes out to Sam Newman and household. Amanda was a mate of mine. We’re all devastated, RIP Amanda you had been one among a sort,’ one man wrote on Fb.
Newman performed 300 video games for his beloved Geelong Soccer Membership within the Sixties and 70s, profitable the membership’s finest and fairest medal twice.
He was named within the membership’s group of the century and can be within the membership’s corridor of fame.
He retired in 1980 and instantly started working within the media, commentating for radio station 3AW and Channel 7.
Newman was one of many faces of the AFL Footy Present from 1994 till 2018 the place he turned a controversial determine for his outspoken views.
He has three sons named Jack, Geordan and Max from his earlier three marriages.