BBC Radio presenter Vicki Archer dead aged 41

A BBC local radio star has died suddenly, leaving her colleagues and listeners 'heartbroken'.

Vicki Archer, who had worked in Shropshire as an afternoon drivetime presenter for the broadcaster since 2010, died aged 41, it was announced on Tuesday.

The cause of her death is currently unknown. 

The tragedy comes a day after she posted a photo of herself on Twitter with glasses made out of post-it notes and joked: 'I forgot my glasses. This will do though right?'

Breakfast presenter Eric Smith broke the news just after 3pm, describing her as a 'much loved colleague'. 

Vicki Archer, who had worked in Shropshire as an afternoon drivetime presenter for the BBC since 2010, is dead at the age of 41, it was announced on Tuesday

Vicki Archer, who had worked in Shropshire as an afternoon drivetime presenter for the BBC since 2010, is dead at the age of 41, it was announced on Tuesday

The tragedy comes after she posted a photo of herself on Twitter with glasses made out of post-it notes yesterday and joked: 'I forgot my glasses. This will do though right?'

The tragedy comes after she posted a photo of herself on Twitter with glasses made out of post-it notes yesterday and joked: 'I forgot my glasses. This will do though right?'

Mr Smith added that Vicki 'brought a wonderful sense of fun to her shows and in the newsroom', the Sun reported.

A family statement read: 'Vicki was a much loved daughter and mother as well as being an extremely talented broadcaster.

'We are still coming to terms with her tragic loss so would ask that

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