Henry Rodgers, DCNF
Fidel “Fidelito” Castro Diaz-Balart, the son of the communist Cuban leader Fidel Castro, committed suicide, the government of Cuba announced Thursday night.
Díaz-Balart died at the age of 69 in Havana, Cuba. He had reportedly been seeking medical attention for the past few months after falling into a “deep depression,” The Miami Herald reported.
JUST IN: Cuban government sources confirm Fidel Castro Jr., son of Fidel Castro, committed suicide Thursday morning.
— NBC Politics (@NBCPolitics) February 2, 2018
It is unclear at this time how he committed suicide.
This post will be updated as more information becomes available.
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