'The Jeremy Kyle Show' Suspended After Death Of Participant

"The Jeremy Kyle Show' has been suspended by its British broadcaster after a contestant died following an appearance on the show.

'The Jeremy Kyle Show' is a Jerry Springer-esque televsion show in the U.K.

But the show, hosted by Jeremy Kyle, took a tragic turn after the death of one of its participants last week.

The show, which is filmed in front of a live audience, regularly uses 'lie detector tests' and discusses relationship and family issues.

It is not known the contents of the episode the participant took part in.

Jeremy Kyle. Photo: The Jeremy Kyle Show/ ITV

Broadcaster ITV said the episode featuring the participant would be aired and the show had been "suspended indefinitely".

“Everyone at ITV and 'The Jeremy Kyle Show' is shocked and saddened at the news of the death of a participant in the show a week after the recording of the episode they featured in and our thoughts are with their family and friends," a spokesperson said in a statement.

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Due to the "seriousness" of the event, ITV said a review would be conducted into the episode.

The scheduled episode for Monday was pulled and was replaced with a repeat of Dickinson's Real Deal.

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