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‘Married at First Sight New Zealand’ Star Andrew Jury Dies In Custody Hours Before Scheduled Court Appearance

Andrew Jury, star of “Married at First Sight New Zealand,” died on Thursday while in custody at Mount Eden Correctional Facility in Auckland, New Zealand, the New Zealand Herald reported.

Andrew died at the age of 33 just hours before he was scheduled to appear in court. according to He was facing several charges at the time of his death, including assault with intent to hurt and possessing an offensive weapon, he told the New Zealand Herald. His father, Roy Jury, said he was baffled by the circumstances surrounding his son's death.

“The moment Andy lost contact with his family and friends should have been a red flag,” Roy was quoted as saying by the outlet. “I and Andy's relatives and friends are deeply saddened and distraught by this tragic event.” (RELATED: Reality TV star Sean Gallinger tragically dies at age 20: reports)

Mount Eden Prison warden Dion Paki confirmed that despite the efforts of medical staff and paramedics, Andrew died on the morning of June 27. No details were released about the cause of his death, according to the New Zealand Herald.

“It is with great sadness that we come together to mourn the passing of Andrew Jury, who we had the greatest joy of filming and participating in a show that we were so closely connected to throughout our lives,” Andrew's former reality TV co-stars said in a joint statement to the New Zealand Herald. “Despite his struggles, Andrew was always friendly and the life of the party during our time together and truly cherished his time on the show.

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