Jill Dando – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

Jill Dando died at age 37, too young. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding TV show host Jill Dando's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Late English journalist and television host who was shot and killed outside her home in April 1999. She was the host of the BBC show Crimewatch and was named BBC Personality of the Year in 1997.

She was head girl at Broadoak Sixth Form Centre and acted in plays at the Barnfield Theatre.

The Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science was founded in her honor two years to the day after her murder.

How did Jill Dando die?

Information about the death of Jill Dando
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death37 years
ProfessionTv Show Host
BirthdayNovember 9, 1961
Death dateApril 26, 1999
Place of deathFulham, London, United Kingdom
Place of burialN/A


"And getting married this autumn was certainly an additional incentive to spend rather more time in England."

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"Friends are very understanding when you tell them in April that you can see them next September, but there is a limit to how long you can go on like that."

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"Just because I've got blonde hair and haven't been to Bosnia doesn't mean I'm a bimbo. I am still a serious journalist."

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"I have been determined for the past couple of years to move away from all those Holiday programmes."

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