Canadian born international singer, Celine Dion announce the death of her 73 years old husband, Rene Angelil on her twitter handle.
According to reports Rene died from a protracted battle with throat cancer.
According to People Magazine, the Clark County Office of the Coroner/Medical Examiner said “Mr. Angelil, 73, died of throat cancer at his home in Henderson while under the care of a physician.”
The coroner also added that Angelil died of natural causes.
An official statement obtained from Céline Dion’s Facebook page reads: “It is with deep sadness that we announce that René Angélil, aged 73, died this morning at her residence in Las Vegas after a long and courageous fight against cancer.
“The family wishes to live the mourning in privacy. Other information you will be provided in the next few days.”
René Angélil was a Canadian singer, and he also acted as a manager to his wife, singer Céline Dion.
Reports say he mortgaged his home to finance Dion’s first record.