Family of former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford have confirmed he has died.
In a statement from Ford’s office, the Ford family announced Tuesday morning, “with heavy hearts and profound sadness” that he’d succumbed to his battle with cancer.
His family is asking for privacy and prayers “during this difficult time,” and a date and time for a memorial service has not been determined.
Ford had previously garnered attention for his scandal-plagued time in Toronto’s office.
Ford family statement
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