Horror As Masterchef Star Found Dead At Home – Tributes Paid By “Devastated” Family

A MasterChef contestant has been found dead in her home.helenHelen Barker, who has been described as an “accomplished cook”, was discovered on Thursday morning at her property in Trowbridge.

A 78-year-old has been was arrested in connection with the 38 year old’s death and he has been released on police bail pending further enquiries. Police on Saturday said the post mortem was inconclusive and further pathological tests will be required to determine a cause of death. It is understood the elderly man who was arrested was known to the Helen, who lived alone.

Helen’s family released a tribute and said: “The whole family have been left devastated by Helen’s untimely death. She was much loved and will be greatly missed by us all.

“She was a bright young woman who, in addition to her attainment of a BSc degree in Dental Technology at the University of Wales Institute Cardiff, was a talented artist and an accomplished cook, having appeared on the Masterchef television programme.”