Glenn Frey, a founding member of the legendary band the Eagles has passed away.
TMZ reported on Monday that Frey had surgery for intestinal problems in November but in the last few days his condition took a turn for the worse, and he died in New York City.
The Eagles released the following statement on their website on Monday:
“It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our comrade, Eagles founder, Glenn Frey, in New York City on Monday, January 18th, 2016.
Glenn fought a courageous battle for the past several weeks but, sadly, succumbed to complications from Rheumatoid Arthritis, Acute Ulcerative Colitis and Pneumonia.
The Frey family would like to thank everyone who joined Glenn to fight this fight and hoped and prayed for his recovery.
Words can neither describe our sorrow, nor our love and respect for all that he has given to us, his family, the music community & millions of fans worldwide”.
Frey was 67.