Celine Dion’s husband, Rene Angelil, has died after a long battle with cancer.
Rene Angelil, 73, passed away Thursday morning at his home in Las Vegas after a long and courageous battle against cancer.
A spokesperson for the Clark County Coroner’s office in Nevada issued the following statement on the cause of death,
“Mr. Angelil, 73, died of throat cancer at his home in Henderson while under that care of a physician. (The technical medical description of the cause of death is squamous carcinoma of the floor of the mouth.) We have determined Mr. Angelil’s death was due to natural causes. No further investigation into his death is expected. Our condolences go out to Mr. Angelil’s family and friends during this difficult time for them.”
Rene and Celine have three children together – son René-Charles, 14, and 5-year-old twins Nelson and Eddy. Rene also has two adult children from a previous relationship.