Father who fought legal battle over son’s death in Barrymore pool dies aged 76

Father who fought legal battle over son’s death in Barrymore pool dies aged 76

A father who waged a 20-year campaign for the truth behind the death of his son in the swimming pool of the entertainer Michael Barrymore has died. Terry Lubbock, 76, who was diagnosed earlier this year with cancer, made what he described as his “final appeal” in April for witnesses as he fought for a fresh inquest into the death of his son, Stuart. The 31-year-old was found dead at Barrymore’s then home in Roydon, Essex on 31 March 2001, after a party. Barrymore said that he was saddened to hear of Terry Lubbock’s death, adding: “Essex police must carry on to seek justice for the Lubbock family, which I will continue to fully support.” Paying tribute to Terry Lubbock, his friend Harry Cichy said: “He’s died sad, because he’s …
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