DUP MLA Christopher Stalford’s Cause of Death Seems Mysterious
The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) politician Christopher Stalford’s cause of sudden death has been followed by many questions since he passed away unexpectedly on Saturday (February 20, 2022) at the age of 39.
May he sleep well.🕊
The shocking news was confirmed in a statement by DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson; he announced that he was “deeply saddened” at Mr. Stalford’s passing. The statement also came to add, “Mr. Stalford was not just an elected representative or a colleague, he was a friend”.
Christopher Stalford was a famous member of the party and had represented South Belfast in the Northern Ireland Assembly since 2016. After death, he leaves behind his wife Laura and four children.
Mr. Stalford had served in the DUP press office for several years before becoming an elected representative. In 2005 he was elected to Belfast City Council and was deputy mayor from 2013 to 2014.
In 2016, he was one of two DUP candidates who decided to run for the South Belfast constituency in the assembly election.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, fans, and all of his loved ones on these challenging days. You can also leave a condolence message below the comment box to honor him. Fans widely ask, “what happened to him?” So if you have any related information about his passing, please share it with us.
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Did an Illness Become Christopher Stalford’s Cause of Death?
Although there is no detailed report about Christopher Stalford’s cause of death at this time, official sources mentioned that he probably lost his life because of foul play!
There has been no news of his physical illness before. It is known that he was completely healthy physically.
It is being reported through various online media that Christopher Stalford is committed suicide. However, the cause of his suicide has not yet been revealed.
Also, it believed that he may have committed suicide for personal reasons. However, there was no word from his family about it.
Police said the post mortem of the body will be conducted and further updates will be given. There has been a huge response to the death of this young politician.
Nevertheless, our team in US day News does not confirm any rumors; we are trying our best to find related information about the tragedy and provide the latest updates as soon as possible; family privacy should be respected news is a difficult time.
After the restoration of the Stormont institutions in 2020, beloved Stalford was appointed principal deputy speaker, to chair debates in the assembly. Good to mentions, Christopher Stalford had a passion for politics.
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He once thought about being a history or politics teacher and before he became a politician he often took part in discussion programs on radio and television. An articulate advocate for unionism, he kicked off working for the then DUP MEP Jim Allister and additionally for the MLA Peter Weir.
Later he entered the DUP`s press team. After over one decade on Belfast City Council, he became an assembly member for South Belfast where he was brought up – it was a place he was very proud of.
He frequently talked about growing up in Annadale Flats near the River Lagan. He once presented himself as an Arlene Ultra when Arlene Foster was party leader – but last year he supported Edwin Poots in his bid for leadership.
When Stormont returned he relished the role of principal deputy speaker and even at moments of political tension his personality and sense of humor shone through.
Sources Reported Christopher Stalford Passed Away, People Widely Reacted
Celebrities’ death news always break many hearts; however, fans remember memories, and their idols are alive in their mind even after death.
Here we collected some of Christopher Stalford’s friends, fans, and loved ones’ reactions to the news, including the heart-touching tributes they posted on social media.
Michelle O’Neill tweeted, “Desperately sad news of the sudden passing of DUP Assemblymember Christopher Stalford. On behalf of the Sinn Féin Assembly team, I extend our condolences and I express my sincere sympathy to his wife Laura and their four children who are foremost in our thoughts this afternoon.”
TV reporter Mark Simpson: “Last time I rang Christopher Stalford looking for an interview, he said he was at the park with his 4 kids. I said could we do it later in the afternoon? He said he’d still be at the park. In the end I met him at the park. He loved politics, but his family always came first.”
A fan said, “I’ve known Christopher StalforI’ve known Christopher Stalford for more than 20 years. He was a decent and dedicated public servant. This is just devastating news for all who knew him. God bless Laura and the 4 children. As a mark of respect we will be postponing our Spring Conference due to take place today.”
Another announced, “I’ve known Christopher Stalford for almost a decade and a half. We disagreed on much, but there was always craic to be had. I used to tease him about being the only self-confessed Republican in the DUP with his GOP keyring. My thoughts are with Laura and the kids. Awful news.”
Kate Nicholl penned, “Shocked to hear of the passing of Christopher Stalford. A previous Deputy Lord Mayor, long time South Belfast rep but notably to anyone who met him – a loving husband & father. My thoughts are very much with Laura, children & wider family.”
Also, a user wrote, “We had wonderful times at school together, you dedicated your life to public service, I will truly miss you as my best friend. I am grateful for the time we spent together just before Christmas. Thank you for the laughs we had over the years. RIP my good friend #christopherstalford.”
Naomi Long MLA, “Can’t find the words to express my shock and sadness at the passing of Christopher Stalford. Though political opponents, we were friends: only last week we chatted about his daughter’s school transfer. Thoughts with Laura & Trinity, Oliver, Cameron, and Abigail. God bless.”
Chris Hazzard:, “Terribly sad news re: Christopher Stalford Always found him generous & kind spirited, a really decent community representative who was incorrigibly proud of his roots Heartbreaking for his young family, who he adored, they will no doubt find strength in his memory.”
Someone tweeted, “A great pic of Christopher Stalford, after his election win in 2016, with his wife Laura and his mother Karen Stalford at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections.”