Jane Matthew. Image Credit: Gulf News archive

Dubai: Jane Matthew, wife of Editor-at-Large of Gulf News, Francis Matthew, has been found dead in their home in Jumeirah.

Abdul Hamid Ahmad, Editor-in-Chief of Gulf News and Executive Director Publications, said: “It is with great sadness that we announce that Jane was found dead on Tuesday night. We share the family’s grief and pray to the Almighty to give them the strength and patience to overcome this very difficult situation.”

“Both Francis and Jane have been part of society for nearly 30 years and were very active members of the British expatriate community. We request that the family be given the privacy they need to cope with the loss.”

Francis was editor of the paper from 1995-2005. He has been a reporter and commentator in the Gulf from the 1980s.

Police are investigating the case.