'Teletubbies' Actor Found Frozen To Death On Street

Jan. 24 2018, Updated 1:52 p.m. ET

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New details on the death of Tinky Winky actor Simon Shelton Barnes have been revealed. has sadly learned the beloved Teletubbies star froze to death after collapsing on the streets of Liverpool, England. His body was found last Wednesday at 7:30am.

After learning of her father's hypothermia death, Barnes' daughter told reporters she was devastated at losing him. They got along "terribly well," and she is still in shock over his untimely passing.

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Simon Shelton Barnes was 52 at the time of his death.

Since the tragic incident, various family members, friends and costars have taken to social media to share their grief over the actor's demise.

"RIP Simon Shelton aka Tinky Winky: remembering the many good times. Rest easy," said fellow Teletubbies actor John Simmit.

"I lost my lovely dad on Wednesday, he was the kindest and most gentle man I knew and I love him more than anything," said Barnes' son Henry.

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