Television legend David Leckie dies at age 70

TV legend David Leckie dies at 70 surrounded by family after battling long illness – as Morning Show host Kylie Gillies bursts into tears hearing the news live on the air

Television legend David Leckie has died at the age of 70, surrounded by family.

The Leckie family released a statement saying: “It is with immense sadness that he passed away this morning after a long illness.

“He was the eldest son of Ron and Joyce, brother of Stuart and Ian, uncle of nine cousins, and great-uncle of four nieces and nephews.”