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Posted 7th Jan 2005 @ 23.30 by GenSTEPS
The eldest son of pop impresario Pete Waterman has died in hospital following a long illness. Paul Waterman, who was 33, died on Monday, according to a statement posted on his father's personal website.

His death came just days after Pete Waterman was named an OBE in the Queen's New Year's honours list.

"On January 3, 2005, Paul peacefully passed away after a serious illness which had kept him in hospital since June," his father said.

"We would like to thank everyone for their kind regards and sympathies and we hope that you will leave us to grieve our loss in private."

Paul had worked at his father's music firm PWL, the company responsible for such artists as Kylie Minogue and Steps.

Details of his illness have not been released.

Source: BBCi.
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