Jessica Jaymes death: Porn star turned TV personality dies aged 43

Tim Baker
Adult film actress Jessica Jaymes, pictured here in 2016, has died aged 43: Getty

Adult film star Jessica Jaymes has died aged 43.

The porn actress was found unconscious by a friend on Tuesday, according to celebrity news website TMZ.

The news website reported that emergency services rushed to help her at her home in Los Angeles, but she was declared dead at the scene.

Jaymes - real name Jessica Redding - was born in Anchorage, Alaska and started working in the adult entertainment industry in 2002 when she was 26.

She had appeared in more than 200 adult films and also in mainstream television, including the American show Weeds.

Before working in the adult entertainment industry she had been a primary school teacher.

The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office is investigating the death.

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