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Popular Hk D.J. Dies On The Air

Police are baffled by the death of popular local deejay Robbie May, who collapsed during his midday shift at BFBS last week.

May, 55, was found on the floor of the broadcast studio after colleagues failed to reach him through the station’s intercom.

He was rushed from the Sek Kong studios to a hospital in Yuen Long, but he was declared dead on arrival. A preliminary postmortem was unable to determine the cause of death.

British-born May, whose real name was Robert Julian Gilbert, was one of the colony’s best-known personalities.

A former tv show compere, he had a strong local following built on his lively on-air antics and his regular work at local discotheques.

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