Daughter Announces Casey Kasem’s Death: ‘We Are Heartbroken’

Posted at 10:42 AM, Jun 15, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-15 10:44:20-04

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(June 15, 2014) — Top 40 legend Casey Kasem died Sunday morning at age 82.

Kasem’s daughter Kerriposted a statement on her Facebook page announcing her father’s passing.

“Early this Father’s Day morning, our dad Casey Kasem passed away surrounded by family and friends,” the statement reads.  “Even though we know he is in a better place and no longer suffering, we are heartbroken.”

Kasem was battling advanced Parkinson’s disease at the time of his death.   According to TMZ, he was taken off of life support earlier this week.