Only Fools and Horses star John Challis nephew dies with watch stolen from body

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    The nephew of Only Fools and Horses star John Challis has tragically passed away – with his family revealing that his watch was stolen from his body.

    The family of the late Only Fools star took to social media on Tuesday (August 22) with a heartbreaking statement in which she explained that Simon's wristwatch was missing.

    John's wife Carol took to X, formerly Twitter, and wrote: "Simon’s personal belongings were returned to us today from Germany, at last. Sadly his wristwatch was missing.

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    "Disappointing that someone should feel the need to help themselves. God bless these two, my much loved husband and his friend, my nephew Si."

    Fans rushed to offer their support in the replies, with one writing: "Despicable that someone would steal from someone’s personal property. Thoughts are with you all x."

    Another commented: "You've had your fair share of sadness, but I sure hope that by posting all these photos and memories it brings you happiness."

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