17 August 2020 20:31
CELEBRITY photographer Dean Freeman said he "can't comprehend" the death of his son - with the boy's mum charged with murder. Here's what you need to know about the cameraman and the tragic death of his son Dylan. 5 Dean Freeman sat alongside his now ex-wife Olga Who is photographer Dean Freeman? Dean Freeman is a well-known photographer who has been snapping the biggest stars through most of his career. This includes big name such as actor Bradley Cooper and American model Emily Ratajkowski.
Dean, 57, is perhaps best known for stunning pics he managed of high-profile celebrities like David Beckham and the Spice Girls. He is the son of renowned photographer Robert Freeman who produced some of music's most iconic album covers, including The Beatles' Rubber Soul. Dean married Olga at some point before 2011 and they had son Dylan, who has severe autism and used a wheelchair. They have been divorced for a number of years, according to Dean's agent. 5 Dean Freeman pictures the Spice Girls on stage Who is Dean Freeman's wife Olga?
Dylan was discovered dead in Acton, West London, in the early hours of yesterday morning. Just hours before, neighbours reported hearing a "childish scream" in the middle of the night. Dylan's mum Freeman is due to appear at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court today charged with a single count of murder. 5 Olga with son Dylan Freeman Credit: Facebook Dean was in Spain when he heard the "shocking and heartbreaking news" said he was "beyond devastated". He paid tribute to his son who he described as a "beautiful, bright, inquisitive and artistic child." 5 Police tape drawn across Olga's house in Acton, West London Credit: Peter Jordan - The Sun Who was Dean Freeman's father Robert? Robert Freeman was a famous photographer who died last year, aged 85. He was best known for his work with the Beatles and picturing their album covers, including timeless photographs for albums like Help! Which celebrities has Dean Freeman photographed? Dean has snapped a whole range of big names. Some of his most famous include a photo of the Spice Girls and a range of snaps of a young David Beckham. Most read in News KILLER CRASH 4 men killed heard shouting 'help us' after their car smashed into house DEATHS SLOW UK corona death toll increases by 3 in joint-lowest rise since outbreak began VILE RANT Moment racist who taunts black Tube passengers is knocked out with punch AT RISK Birmingham is 'on the road to lockdown', says health chief Latest AGONY Celeb photographer 'can't comprehend' loss of son, 10, as mum charged with murder TRASH TALK Woman hurls bin at N.Korean asylum seeker & yells 'you're not from this country' And he has snapped model Kelly Brooks, actor Bradley Cooper and American model Emily Ratajkowski. Olga Freeman, 40, lived with Dylan at a flat in Acton, west London, where he was found dead yesterday A photographer has paid tribute to his "beautiful, bright, inquisitive and artistic" son after the 10-year-old's mother was charged with his murder. Dean Freeman was in Spain when Dylan Freeman died in Acton, west London, yesterday, a representative said. Olga Freeman, 40, appeared at Uxbridge magistrates' court today charged with murder. Neighbours said that Dylan had severe autism, was unable to speak and used a wheelchair. In a statement Mr Freeman said: "Dylan was a beautiful, bright, inquisitive and artistic child who loved to travel, visit art galleries and swim. A CELEB photographer said he "can't comprehend" the death of his ten-year-old son - as his mum today appeared in court charged with murder. Dean Freeman is "beyond devastated" after Dylan was discovered dead in Acton, West London, in the early hours of yesterday morning. 11 Olga was married to celebrity photographer Dean Freeman, pictured 11 Dylan was found dead on Sunday Credit: Facebook 11 Freeman pictured arriving at court today in Uxbridge Credit: Dan Jones images/THESUN Dylan's mum Olga Freeman appeared at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court today charged with his murder. Dean - a celebrity photographer who has snapped a string of stars such as Bradley Cooper and Emily Ratajkowski - was in Spain when he heard the "shocking and heartbreaking news". Paying tribute to his son, he said in a statement: "Dylan was a beautiful, bright, inquisitive and artistic child who loved to travel, visit art galleries and swim. "We travelled extensively over the years together spending such memorable time in places including Brazil, France and Spain. Dean's agent added: "He was a loving and caring father and even though divorced for a number of years, he cherished all the quality time spent with his son." Dylan's grandad Robert was also a photographer and shot a number of iconic The Beatles' albums - including including A Hard Day's Night and Rubber Soul. Olga was arrested after Dylan's body was found in the early hours of Sunday 11 Forensics cops arrive at the house in West London Credit: ©2020 Guilhem Baker Under licence to the Sun 11 The boy was found dead at a home in Cumberland Park, Acton Credit: London News Pictures Freeman was remanded in custody when she appeared in court today Freeman spoke only to confirm her name, date of birth and address when she appeared before JPs at a brief hearing today. She was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on August 19. According to her Facebook page, Freeman is from Moscow in Russia and has lived in Kuala Lumpur. Cops launched a probe after she attended a police station and spoke to officers in the early hours. Keith Grindrod, who lives in the building next door, claimed he was woken by a "scream in the middle of the night". He added: "It sounded like a little scream next door. "Then I woke up at about 6am and looked out the window and saw a police car outside." Other neighbours say Dylan was disabled and used a wheelchair. One, who lives opposite the crime scene, said she would often see a little boy leaving the property in a specially-adapted van. Gillian Fisher, 34, said: "I don't know who the family were but if the little boy is who I think he is, I used to see him being taken to school in his wheelchair in a specially adapted van." Speaking about the victim, neighbour Guy said: "The child was a wheelchair user and disabled quite severely. Neighbours heard screaming coming from the property 11 Cops enter the house to search for evidence on Sunday Credit: ©2020 Guilhem Baker Under licence to the Sun 11 A police car parked near the scene of the alleged murder yesterday Credit: London News Pictures