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Cressida Bonas' Stepfather Christopher Shaw Found Dead

21/01/2014 11:56 GMT | Updated 25/01/2014 21:01 GMT

The stepfather of Prince Harry's girlfriend has died suddenly, according to reports.

Cressida Bonas was said to be in shock after learning of the death of former banker Christopher Shaw.

The 76-year-old married Cressida's mother in the 1990s, the Mirror reported.

The Telegraph said that Shaw had been suffering from long-term health problems.

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Police were called to his house on Friday. There were no suspicious circumstances, officers said, and post-mortem examination is to be carried out.

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A friend told The Sun: "Christopher was Cressida’s father figure in her formative years.

“He may not have been her biological father but he was a massive part of her life.”