(CNN)Dieter Brummer, the Australian histrion champion known for his relation arsenic heartthrob Shane Parrish connected TV soap "Home and Away," has died astatine the property of 45.
New South Wales Police confirmed to CNN affiliate 9News that Brummer's assemblage was recovered successful the Sydney suburb of Glenhaven connected Saturday day aft officers responded to "reports of a interest for payment astatine a location connected Glenhaven Road."
His decease is not being treated arsenic suspicious, a spokesperson for NSW Police added.
Brummer's household said successful a connection connected Monday: "We mislaid our handsome, talented, funny, analyzable and beloved Dieter connected Saturday morning.
"He has near a monolithic spread successful our lives and our satellite volition ne'er beryllium the same. Our thoughts spell retired to each of you who knew him, loved him, oregon worked with him implicit the years.
"We admit you respecting our privateness astatine this unspeakable time."
Brummer became a household sanction aft joining the formed of "Home and Away" successful 1992. His character, Shane, was besides a instrumentality favourite acknowledgment to his romance with emotion involvement Angel, played by Melissa George.
Brummer's show successful the relation won him 2 Most Popular Actor awards successful the Logies, Australia's equivalent of the Emmys.
He near the long-running soap successful 1996 erstwhile his quality was written out. He went connected to look connected TV shows including "Shark Bay," "Underbelly" and rival soap "Neighbours."
The Seven Network, which airs "Home and Away" successful Australia, said it was "deeply saddened" by the quality of Brummer's death.
"Dieter was a much-loved Home and Away formed subordinate and celebrated by Australian and planetary audiences for his award-winning portrayal of Shane Parrish," a spokesperson said successful a statement.
"We nonstop our sincere condolences to Dieter's household and friends during this precise hard time."