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Author, columnist Sam de Brito found dead

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Fairfax columnist and author Sam de Brito has been found dead, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

He was found dead in his North Bondi home this morning.

Family say they ‘await the results of a Coroner’s report’.

De Brito, 46, wrote a regular column called All Men Are Liars for Fairfax publications including The Age since 2006.

He also wrote five books, including The Lost Boys.

‘Sam, 46, has revelled in parenthood and was a wonderful and devoted father to his young daughter, Anoushka,’ his family said in a statement.

‘He will also be remembered as a loving son, brother, nephew, uncle, cousin and friend, as well as a distinguished columnist and author.’

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