Elizabeth Hurley pays respects to late friend

Last Updated: Jan 23, 2013, 10:06 AM IST

Los Angeles: Actress Elizabeth Hurley is mourning the loss of Australian businessman David Coe after he died of a suspected heart attack.

Coe passed away during a ski trip with his family in Aspen, Colorado, earlier this week and Hurley has taken to Twitter to pay her respects to him, reports contactmusic.com.

She writes, "A very sad day. RIP David Coe. A wonderful man and a great friend of Warne. All thoughts to his wife and children."

Coe, former chairman of the collapsed Allco Finance Group, is survived by his wife Michelle and three sons.