Fox News founder Roger Ailes dies at the age of 77, the conservative US news network announces.
Ailes was forced to resign as CEO of Fox News in July 2016 amid sexual assault allegations.
His wife Elizabeth confirms Ailes’s death to the Drudge Report, but gives no information on the cause of her husband’s death.
Breaking News: Former Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes has died, his family announced. pic.twitter.com/AksPdNSZaI
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