Kirstie Allsopp pays poignant tribute as Phil Spencer’s parents killed in crash

Location, Location, Location star Phil Spencer's dad Richard, 89, and his mum Anne, 82, were killed yesterday after their car veered into a river near their home in Kent.

Kirstie took to social media to pay a poignant tribute to her co-star and his late parents, saying it was a comfort to Phil that they passed together.

Posting on social media, Kirstie asked fans to “send so much love” to Phil after the tragic accident.

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Sharing a photograph of the late couple, the TV presenter penned: “This lovely photograph, recently taken at their home in Kent, is of Anne and David Spencer.

"I am desperately sad to have to say that they were both killed yesterday in a car accident near their home."

"They were farmers, animal lovers and devoted parents to Robert, Caryn, Helen and Philip and adored their eight grandchildren.

"I suspect many of you may want to join me in sending so much love to Phil and all his family.

"Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers, thank you."

Kirstie also told The Sun that she had spoken to Phil and he found it a comfort that they had been together when they died.

She told The Sun: "I’ve spoken to Phil and it’s tragic for the Spencer family, but his parents were together and that’s something that is a great source of solace to them all. The family is very loving and close.

“This is awful for all of the family, but they were together at the end and they were lovely people. They were both people of Christian faith.

“Phil and his siblings are all consoling each other at this difficult time."

Richard and Anne shared four children – David, Phil, Caryn and Helen.

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