Dominic Di-Natale, a veteran Fox News correspondent to very recently reported on the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, was found dead yesterday.
He was 43 years old.
Officials found Di-Natale’s body in Jefferson County, Colorado, where the reporter owned property.
The local coroner says the journalist took his own life, with Fox News confirming Di-Natale has been battling undisclosed health issues.
"We were extremely saddened to learn of Dominic’s passing and send our deepest condolences to his family and friends,” said a statement from a network spokesperson. “He was an esteemed journalist and an integral part of our news coverage throughout the Middle East."
Anchor Megyn Kelly added her own condolences via a message on Twitter, writing:
"So sad to hear Fox's Dominic Di-Natale has died. A great reporter, who off-air was always trying to help US troops. I will miss him."
Di-Natale, who reported on the 2011 raid that killed Osama Bin Laden, began as a contributor to BBC World and covered global stories for Fox News. He worked out of the network’s Los Angeles bureau.
We send our thoughts to his loved ones.